The Trust Board is accountable for Governance, Risk Management and Internal Control for those services directly managed and those managed via hosting arrangements. As Accountable Officer, the Chief Executive has responsibility for maintaining appropriate governance structures and procedures as well as a sound system of internal control that supports the achievement of the organisation’s policies, aims and objectives, whilst safeguarding the public funds and this organisation’s assets for which the Chief Executive is personally responsible. These are carried out in accordance with the responsibilities assigned by the Accounting Officer of NHS Wales.
The establishment and effective operation of the Board and Committees within the Trust forms a key component of the organisations governance and assurance framework. The Board is committed to openness and transparency in the conduct of all its business.
The Role of the Board and its Committees and their importance to the Governance and Assurance Framework
Meetings of the Trust Board including the Annual General Meeting are held in public and therefore members of the public are welcome to attend.