Minutes of meetings

Below you will find this month's board meeting papers. Old board meeting papers are archived for 2010 and also for 2005-2009

July 2010 Board meeting

Meeting held in public – Monday 26 July 2010, 12.00pm – 3.00pm at NHS Direct, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA

1. Apologies for absence

1.1 To note any apologies for absence.

2. Declarations of interest

2.1 To receive any declarations of interest from Board Members in relation to items on the agenda.

3. Minutes of the previous meetings

3.1 To agree the minutes of the Board meeting held on 24 June 2010 as an accurate record.

4. Matters arising

4.1 To consider the action log and any matters arising from the previous minutes not covered elsewhere on the agenda.

5. Chair’s report

5.1 To receive a report on the Chair’s recent engagements.
 - NHS Confederation policy salon delegate list
 - Stakeholder dinner list of 14 June 2010


6. Chief Executive’s report

6.1 To receive the Chief Executive’s report.
 - Appendix 1: Corporate risk and assurance dashboard
 - Appendix 2: Corporate risk and assurance register

7. Corporate performance report

7.1 To receive and note the Corporate Performance Scorecard for June 2010 including financial and performance reporting.
 - Performance report for June 2010
 - Finance report for June 2010
 - Corporate performance accounts
 - Board scorecard of performance and finance

7.2 To receive an updated report on sickness levels.

7.3 Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check report and graphs.

7.4 Major programme reports.
 - Major programme report summary sheet
 - Major projects report overview
 - Paper 1: Major projects summary position 2010-11
 - Paper 2: Savings programme - summary by delivery area
 - Paper 3: Programme exception report
 - Paper 4: Programme report summary
 - Paper 5: Future services major projects exception report
 - Paper 6: Programme report summary
 - Paper 7: Corporate performance major projects exception report
 - Paper 8: Corporate performance programme board
 - Paper 9: Chief Executive's major projects exception report
 - Paper 10: Chief Executive's programme board


8. Alternative Way of Working

8.1 To agree the report on the future of home working.
 - Home working presentation
 - Appendix 1: Home working costs and benefits

9. Stakeholder Engagement Strategy

9.1 To agree the an action plan outlining prioritisation of the next steps, resources and cost allocations.

10. Independent Review of the UK Response to the Influenza Pandemic

10.1 To agree a recommendation.

Governance and Compliance

11. Audit Committee

11.1 To receive to Audit Committee minutes of the meeting held 14 June 2010.

12. Service Reviews Programme

12.1 To agree a programme of reviews.

13. Governance Report

13.1 Nothing to report.

14. Trust Board Engagement Visits

14.1 To note

15. Any Other Business

15.1 To consider any other business notified to the Interim Head of Governance by 9am on the day of the meeting.

16. Next Meeting

16.1 The next meeting of the NHS Direct Board will be held on 27 September 2010 at 10.30am at:
NHS Direct,
8th floor,
2a Southawark Bridge Road,

Private Session

1.1 The items addressed here are being taken in private as they contain commercially sensitive information.