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Trust Board meeting agenda: 4 October 2023

Wednesday 4 October 2023 in the Board Room, Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal LA9 7RG

Please note the meeting will also take place via Microsoft Teams

Commencing at 9am


101. Welcome and Introductions

  • Apologies for absence
  • Declaration of conflicts of interest

102. Minutes of the Board of Directors’ Meeting held on 6 September 2023

103. Action Sheet and Matters arising from the Minutes of the Public Meeting of the Board of Directors held on 6 September 2023

104. Patient Story

A patient’s story to share the experience of their podiatry journey at the Same Day Emergency Care, Furness General Hospital. It is a story outlining how effective multidisciplinary working between the podiatry and vascular teams prevented the patients from being transferred to Royal Preston Hospital for amputation of their toe. The story is shared by Graham Holt, Clinical Lead – Podiatry

105. Chair’s Report

106. Chief Executive’s Report

107. Head Governor Report

108. Maternity Safety Update

109. NHS England Communication August 2023 regarding the trial and conviction of Lucy Letby

110i. Integrated Performance Dashboard and Report Month 4 incorporating matters raised by the Executive Team and through the Assurance Committees.

110ii. Minutes and 3A Reports from Assurance Committees

a) People Committee Minutes from Meeting on 17 July 2023 and 3A Report from Meeting on 18 September 2023

b) Finance and Performance Committee Minutes from Meeting on 21 August 2023 and 3A Report from Meeting on 18 September 2023

Response to NHS England Communication Protecting and Expanding Elective Capacity A report to provide detail of the Trust’s response to communication received from NHS England. The Committee approved the content of the self-certification document subject to completion of an equality impact assessment for the patient engagement portal and additional reference of this in the return by sign off on 30 September 2023. A copy of the report and accompanying appendices have been included in the Board of Directors’ Reference Pack for information.

c) Quality Committee Minutes from Meeting on 21 August and Update from Meeting on 25 September 2023

111. Chief Medical Officer Update

112. Care Quality Commission Report and Update

113. UHMB Sustainability Green Plan

114. Attendance Monitoring Register

115. Schedule of Business

116. Urgent Business

117. Date, Time and Venue of Next Meeting: Wednesday 1 November 2023 at 10am in the Board Room, Westmorland General Hospital, Kendal LA9 7RG and also via Microsoft Teams.