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Board Governance

Board Governance

2023-12-20 13:28:23

The functions of the Board are provided in the Board Charter and include:

  • Developing the strategic direction and priorities for the operation of the service
  • Monitoring compliance and performance of the service
  • Ensuring safety and quality systems are in place which are focused on the patient experience, quality outcomes, evidence-based practice, education and research
  • Developing plans, strategies and budgets to ensure the accountable provision of health services
  • Ensuring risk management systems are in place and overseeing the operation of systems for compliance and risk management reporting to stakeholders
  • Establishing and maintaining effective systems to ensure that the health services meet the needs of the community.

The following committees support the functions of the Board.

  • Audit and Risk
  • Executive
  • Finance and Performance
  • Safety and Quality

Each operates within terms of reference describing the purpose, role, responsibilities, composition, structure and membership.