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Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) Sub-Committee

The purpose of the Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) Sub-Committee is to provide:

  • Strategy and policy oversight for Research, Development & Innovation activities at the Trust and for any Strategy that requires Board approval this to then be taken to the Trust Strategic Development Committee. 
  • Receive assurance on the monitoring of performance – [through Quality lens]
  • [Exception reporting] and as defined by the Quality, Safety and Performance Committee, elements of this performance monitoring assurance may need to also be taken there – according to performance, quality, assurance frameworks and exception reporting criteria for that Committee.
  • Promotion and encouragement of a Research & Innovation ethos and culture which is integral to the Trusts vision, mission and values.
  • Assurance to the Board in relation to the Trust’s arrangements for ensuring compliance with the UK Policy Frameworks for Health & Social Care Research as amended from time to time.
  • Consideration of relevant matters with reference to the parameters identified for risk appetite in relation to research, development and innovation as set by the Board.

Download the Terms of Reference.