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Board of Directors Self-Certification

Trust Board self-certification - General Condition 6(3) and Continuity of Services Condition 7 NHS Provider Licence Compliance

The Trust Board is required by its regulator NHS Improvement to self-certify whether or not it has complied with the General Condition 6 and Continuity of Services condition 7 of the NHS provider licence. At the Trust Board meeting on 25 May 2021, following a review of the evidence and taking into account the views of the Council of Governors, the Board are satisfied that:

  • In the Financial Year most recently ended, the Licensee took all such precautions as were necessary in order to comply with the conditions of the licence, any requirements imposed on it under the NHS Acts and have had regard to the NHS Constitution (General Condition 6).
  • After making enquiries the Directors of the Licensee have a reasonable expectation that the Licensee will have the Required Resources available to it after taking account distributions which might reasonably be expected to be declared or paid for the period of 12 months referred to in this certificate (Continuity of Services Condition 7).

Trust Board self-certification – FT4 Corporate Governance Statement NHS Provider Licence Compliance

The Trust Board is required by its regulator NHS Improvement to self-certify whether or not it has complied with the General Condition FT4 of the NHS provider licence. At the Trust Board meeting on 25 May 2021, following a review of the evidence and taking into account the views of the Council of Governors, the Board are satisfied that :

  • The Licensee has the necessary arrangements in place in order to comply both currently and in the future with the conditions of the licence with regards to its corporate governance arrangements. good governance. NHS providers must make a corporate governance statement under condition FT4(8) as to current and future compliance with condition FT4.

Trust Board self-certification – Training for Governors NHS Provider Licence Compliance

The Trust Board is required by its regulator NHS Improvement to self-certify whether or not it is satisfied that during the financial year most recently ended, the Trust has provided the necessary training to its Governors as required in section 151 (5) of the Health and Social Care Act, to ensure they are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to undertake their role.  At the Trust Board meeting on 25 May 2021, following a review of the evidence and taking into account the views of the Council of Governors, the Board are satisfied that the necessary training was made available to Governors.