Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare
Corporate Governance Committee Report
To inform the Trust Board of the meeting held on 06 May 2010
The minutes of the Committee meeting held on the 06 May 2010 are appended to
The main items to bring to the Board’s attention are as follows.
Discussions relating to resourcing Violence and Aggression training are to
take place and training was to be placed on the Corporate Risk Register.
Two reports covering Medical Equipment and maintenance were received.
Reports were received from the Health Safety and Welfare Committee and
the Information Governance Steering Group.
Concern was expressed relating to the lack of a training providers report and
Jayne Adamson will be asked to provide an update on training at the next
Progress reports were received on internal audits which had been
undertaken in 2008/09. Any actions slipping past the due date will require
the lead individual to attend the committee in person to explain this.
Progress on CQC action plans will be monitored at future Corporate
Progress towards NHSLA level 2 was discussed and attendees believe it
may be necessary to arrange and extra-ordinary meeting of the Committee
to review policies. A Terms of Reference audit has been completed for the
Corporate Governance Committee and the Terms of Reference will be
reviewed in light of this report.
A briefing was given with regard to progress on the JAG/Endoscopy action
plan and a detailed report was requested for the July meeting.
The KP90 return was discussed and those present agreed that a clear
process needs to be developed for staff to use when patients who are
sectioned are admitted
A paper was presented on the Estates Statutory Compliance Review which
compliments the work done on the 6 facet survey. This work supports the
CQC compliance process
The Board is asked to note the contents of this report together with the minutes and
approve the actions taken.
Deputy Chief Executive/
Director of Nursing
14 July 2010