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All meetings start at 11.00am and members of the public are welcome to attend. Copies of the Board meeting papers are available at the back of the meeting room half an hour before meeting starts or can be obtained in advance by telephoning 01932-722217. The Board papers will be published in the section below.


Our Next Open Meetings

The next meeting will be on the 27th April 2017, Room 3, Education Centre, Ashford Hospital. The agenda and supporting documentation will be available below.


Future meetings in 2017:

  • May 25th 2017 - Room 3, Chertsey House, SPH
  • June 29th 2017 - Room 3, Education Centre, Ashford
  • July 27th 2017 - Room 3, Chertsey House, SPH
  • September 28th 2017 - Room 3, Education Centre, Ashford
  • October 26th 2017 - Room 3, Chertsey House, SPH
  • November 30th 2017 - Room 3, Education Centre, Ashford

There is no open session of Trust Board in August and December.


Confidential and Public Board Papers

The Board has previously agreed that it wishes to meet in public. The Board however noted that there would always be times when matters need to be discussed in a closed session, where the public could not attend.

In the spirit of openness the Board details below the typical matters which will be discussed in closed session.

  • any documents pertaining to litigation or potential litigation;
  • anything that is potentially commercially sensitive (as well as commercially confidential) for either the Trust or a third party;
  • any matter concerning an individual patient or member of staff;
  • anything relating to data that may be adjudged "protected" under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA);
  • Documents that may be exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Specific confidential items for example would include Serious Untoward Incidents (SUIs) and contracting/tendering reports.


Trust Board Documentation

You can download the minutes and documentation of previous meetings below:

    Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Nov 2016
Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 Jun 2016 May 2016
Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Nov 2015 Oct 2015
Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 May 2015 Apr 2015
Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Nov 2014  Oct 2014 Sep 2014
July 2014 June 2014 May 2014   May 2014 Mar 2014
Jan 2014 Nov 2013 Oct 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013
Jun 2013 May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013


Please visit our archive pages for documents from board meetings before 2013.