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Health and Community Services Department Board

From April 2021, a Board for the Health and Community Services Department (HCS) will meet in public quarterly.

The role of the board is to demonstrate openly and transparently how HCS and their key partners are working to deliver the best health and social care services for islanders.

The board is chaired by the Minister for HCS, Deputy Richard Renouf.

The location of the meeting will be publicised in advance. Agendas will also be published in advance as well as the minutes of the previous meeting and other papers. All meetings will be filmed as a record.

Purpose of the board

The purpose of the board is to:

  • provide oversight
  • shape culture
  • oversee risk
  • seek assurance about the services provided by HCS and the experience and safety of patients receiving those services

There is also a Part B board meeting where matters of commercial and other types of confidentiality are considered. This meeting is not public.

Board members

The HCS Board is made up of:

  • The Minister for Health and Community Services
  • The Assistant Ministers for Health and Community Services
  • The Director General for Health and Community Services
  • The Chief Nurse
  • The Group Managing Director for Health and Community Services
  • The Medical Director for Health and Community Services
  • Group Finance Business Partner
  • Invited partners from the community and voluntary sector, and Primary Care
  • a patient representative

The Board Chair:

  • sets out the purpose of the board before each meeting
  • introduces the Chairs of the Committees and the Executive Team and Invited Partners
  • sets out what the board wished to achieve
  • hold the Executive Directors to account for the performance, standard and safety of the services in their portfolios
  • holds the Director General as the accountable officer for performance, standard and safety across the whole of HCS and also to seek assurance about this performance

The Board does not:

  • replace in any way the responsibilities and accountabilities of States Assembly members or their work
  • consider in detail the subjects under consideration

Board Chairman

Deputy Richard Renouf, Minister


At each sitting, the Board will table and discuss the following agenda items:

  1. welcome and apologies
  2. declarations of interest
  3. patient’s story
  4. professional’s story
  5. minutes from previous meeting - No previous meetings
  6. matters arising and action log - No matters arising
  7. chair’s report
  8. board Secretary - Corporate governance structure
  9. director General’s report
  10. approval of Board Terms of Reference (Schedule of decisions referred to The Board and scheme of delegation)
  11. new risks escalated to the board
  12. management Executive Team
  13. quality and performance
  14. finance and modernisation
  15. people and organisational development
  16. risk
  17. any other business notified prior to the meeting
  18. board members reflection on Board Today      

Future board meeting

The next meeting is to be confirmed.

Contact us

You can contact us by emailing the Board Secretary.

Board meetings

​Board pack​Videos
​5 May 2022
​See board pack
​To follow
Board pack 5 May 2022
Video 5 May 2022 on YouTube
​14 February 2022
​See board pack
Minutes 14 February 2022
Board pack 14 February 2022
​Video 14 February 2022 on Youtube
8 November 2021
​See board pack
Minutes 8 November 2021
​Board pack 8 November 2021
​Video 8 November 2021
​9 August 2021

See board pack
Minutes 9 August 2021
Board pack 9 August 2021
Video 9 August 2021 on YouTube
​12 April 2021
​See board pack
​Minutes 12 April 2021
Board pack 12 April 2021
​Filming not possible
​8 March 2021
​See board pack
Minutes 8 March 2021
Board Pack 8 March 2021
​Filming not possible 
​15 February 2021
​See board pack
Minutes 15 February 2021
Board Pack 15 February 2021
​Filming not possible
​7 December 2020
​See board pack
​Minutes 7 December 2020 
​Board Pack 7 December 2020
​Filming not possible
19 October 2020
​Agenda 19 October 2020
​Minutes 19 October 2020
Board Pack 19 October 2020
​Filming not possible

14 September 2020

Agenda 14 September 2020

Minutes 14 September 2020

Board pack 14 September 2020

Video 14 September on YouTube

​8 June 2020

Agenda 8 June 2020

​​Minutes 8 June 2020

​​No board pack available

​Filming not possible

11 May 2020
​Agenda 11 May 2020
Minutes 11 May 2020
​No board pack available
​​Filming not possible

​10 February 2020

See board pack

Minutes 10 February 2020

​Board pack 10 February 2020

​Video 10 February on YouTube

​13 January 2020

Agenda 13 January 2020

Minutes 13 January 2020

Board pack 13 January 2020

Video 13 January on YouTube

​28 October 2019

Agenda 28 October 2019

Minutes 28 October 2019

Board pack 28 October 2019

Video 28 October on YouTube

​30 September 2019

Agenda 30 September 2019

Minutes 30 September 2019

Board pack 30 September 2019

Video 30 September on YouTube

​Inception Meeting

8 July 2019

Agenda 8 July 2019

​Minutes 8 July 2019

Board pack 8 July 2019

Video 8 July on YouTube

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