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.
Find out about our Director's Register of Interests
The Board of Directors meets regularly throughout the year. You are welcome to attend these meetings, which are open to the public. If you have a question you would like to put to the Board of Directors please email it to the Foundation Trust Office on kch-tr.FTO@nhs.net stating at which meeting you would like your question to be asked in the subject line.
Meeting locations and details
Board meetings are held at the following locations, unless stated otherwise in the tabel below:
- King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill: Dulwich Committee Room, Ground Floor, Hambleden Wing
- Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley: Boardroom, Trust Headquarters
|Wednesday||01 February||9am-12pm||King's College Hospital|
|Friday||10 March||11am-1.45pm||Gilroy Hall (M7), Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, London SE5 0HF|
|Wednesday||05 April||9am-12pm||King's College Hospital|
|Wednesday||03 May||9am-12pm||Princess Royal University Hospital|
|Wednesday||07 June||9am-12pm||King's College Hospital|
|Wednesday||05 July||9am-12pm||King's College Hospital|
|Wednesday||06 September||9am-12pm||Princess Royal University Hospital|
|Wednesday||04 October||11am-1.45pm||Bromley Central Library|
|Wednesday||08 November||9am-12pm||King's College Hospital|
|Wednesday||06 December||9am-12pm||King's College Hospital|
You can read the minutes and agendas to find out what has been discussed at previous meetings
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.
Responsible for monitoring aspects of financial reporting, internal and external audits and the management of risk.