Board of trusteesThe Healthwatch Devon Board of Trustees

Healthwatch Devon is led by a board of up to twelve trustees, seven of which are elected by Healthwatch Devon members.  Its role is to determine the strategic direction and overall governance of the organisation and to ensure engagement with all segments of the local population in order to provide a representative voice for as many residents and health and social care service users as possible.

Become a Trustee

We would like more people to join our Board; if you have a

  • finance
  • legal
  • human resources

background, we would love to hear from you. Click here to request an application pack.

Board purpose:

  • Scrutinise the work of the organisation and determine strategic direction and policies.
  • Ensure the activities of Healthwatch Devon reflect the diverse communities of Devon, not just views of majority groups or the most high profile issues.
  • Establish and oversee control and risk management arrangements.
  • Ensure that Healthwatch Devon achieves its aims and objectives.
  • Oversee ‘Operational Management’ and ensure the implementation of Board policies.

Come to a board meeting

Date of forthcoming meetings of the Board of Trustees are as follows:

  • Wednesday 26th July 2017, 10.30 – 12.00. Devon Communities Together, Exeter.
  • Wednesday 25th October 2017, 10.30 – 12.00. Devon Communities Together, Exeter.

In the interests of transparency and public accountability, these meetings will be open to the public. You do not have to book your attendance, but it does help us to manage attendance if we know how many people are likely to be there, and whether there are any special access needs. We will do our best to ensure special access needs are met, any requests need to be made approx. 3 weeks ahead of meeting to allow sufficient time to organise this for you.

If you require any further information about our board meetings please contact Claire Porton, PA to the Chair and Board, by emailing claire.porton@healthwatchdevon.co.uk or calling 01392 248919 ext 7107.

Book to attend our next board meeting

  • Please provide some contact details should we need to contact you about the meeting.
  • We will do our best to ensure special access needs are met, any requests need to be made approx. 3 weeks ahead of meeting to allow sufficient time to organise this for you.

Agenda for next Board Meeting

The agenda for each Board meeting will be posted here approximately 1 week before the meeting takes place.

The agenda for the next meeting is not yet available

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