Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the hospital. It is made up of:

  • Executive and non-voting directors who are all full time members of staff and have responsibility for a specific area of the Trust’s business.
  • Non-executive directors who bring their external experience and an independent eye to decision making and management.

The Board is fully committed to providing the highest standards of care and experience for King's patients and staff. It closely monitors the Trust's performance to ensure that internal and external objectives and targets are met. The Board benefits from the wide range of skills and experience of it's Executive and Non-executive members, gained from NHS organisations, other public bodies and private sector organisations.

Find out about our Director's Register of Interests

2019 Meetings

The Board of Directors meets regularly throughout the year. You are welcome to attend these meetings, which are open to the public.

Meetings at King's College Hospital in Denmark Hill are held in the Dulwich Committee Room, Ground Floor, Hambleden Wing, unless otherwise stated in the table below.

Meetings at Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley are held in the Education Centre.

Wednesday6 February9amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday6 March11amPrincess Royal University Hospital, Education Centre, Farnborough Common, Orpington BR6 8ND
Wednesday3 April9amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday1 May9amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday5 June9amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday3 July9amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday4 September9amBromley (venue TBC)
Wednesday2 October11amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday6 November9amKing's College Hospital
Wednesday4 December9amKing's College Hospital

You can read the minutes and agendas to find out what has been discussed at previous meetings

Board Sub-committees

There are five sub-committees of the Board of Directors. Each is designed to take responsibility for a particular area, address any problems and then report back to the Board as a whole to assure them that steps are being taken to maintain the highest standards.

Education and Workforce Development Committee

This Committee is responsible for providing assurance to the board on the Trust’s strategy and plans for its entire workforce focusing on education, learning and organisational development, workforce information, planning, resourcing and deployment and staff engagement, reward, recognition, health and wellbeing.

Finance and Performance Committee

This committee is responsible for reviewing and monitoring King’s operational and financial performance against core targets and indicators and for ensuring that King’s remains compliant with Monitor’s financial and governance risk ratings.

Remuneration and Appointments Committee

On behalf of the Board of Directors, this committee agrees executive directors’ remuneration and terms of service.

Quality, Assurance and Research Committee

This committee is responsible for providing assurance to the Board on all aspects of quality, with particular focus on patient safety, patient experience and outcomes, as well as ongoing oversight of organisational safety, risk management and information governance. The committee also supports the development, implementation and review of research and development activities.

Audit Committee

Responsible for monitoring aspects of financial reporting, internal and external audits and the management of risk.