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Board Committees

Integrated Audit and Governance Committee (IAGC)

The IAGC is responsible for scrutinising and reviewing whether effective systems of integrated governance, risk management, internal and financial control are operating across the whole of the organisation’s clinical and non-clinical activities that support the achievement of the Trust’s objectives.

View the IAGC Terms of Reference

Finance and Performance Committee

The Finance and Performance Committee oversees the Trust’s financial strategy, financial policies, financial and budgetary planning, monitors financial and activity performance and reviews proposed major investments in line with the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation.

View the Finance and Performance Committee Terms of Reference

Quality Committee 

The Quality Committee is responsible for providing the Board with assurance on all aspects of quality, including strategy, delivery, governance, clinical risk management, workforce and information governance, clinical audit; and the regulatory standards relevant to quality and safety.

View the Quality Committee Terms of Reference

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

The Nominations and Remuneration Committee determines, and agrees with the Board, the Trust’s Policy for determining the remuneration, terms of service and other contractual arrangements of the Chief Executive and Executive Directors, and monitors their performance.

View the Nominations and Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference

Charitable Funds Committee

The Charitable Funds Committee, oversees the administration of the many donations, legacies and investments that are held within the renamed East Kent Hospitals Charity.

Strategic Workforce Committee

The purpose of the Strategic Workforce Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on all aspects of workforce and organisational development, and raise concerns (if appropriate) on any workforce risks that are significant for escalation.

View the Strategic Workforce Committee Terms of Reference

Ethics Committee

The purpose of the Ethics Committee is to lead in addressing ethical issues and ensure that all decisions are made in accordance with the law and official guidance and issued and applicable at the time, while meeting statutory duties and professional responsibilities. 

View the Ethics Committee Terms of Reference

Further details and statements from the Chairs of Committees are documented with the Trust’s Annual Report.