Powys Teaching Health Board is made up of Executive Directors, who are employees of the Health Board, and Independent Board Members (IMs), who are appointed to the Board by the Minister for Health and Social Services via an open and competitive public appointments process.
Together, the Board, Executive Team and directorate management structure focus on the health needs of Powys communities.
All Board Members must adhere to the Standards of Behaviour Framework Policy, incorporating declarations of interest, gifts, hospitality and sponsorship which can be viewed here.
All Board Members are required to complete a Declarations of Interest form on an annual basis. The individual declarations are collated onto a corporate Register of Interests - the Register for 2022/23 can be viewed here.
The Board meets on a bi-monthly basis, as a minimum, in public session. The Board is supported in the decision making process by a structure of Committee and Advisory Groups. Dates and venues for public meetings, and associated agendas, papers and minutes can be accessed from our Board Meetings page.
Local Health Boards in Wales must agree Standing Orders (SOs) for the regulation of their proceedings and business. The Standing Orders for PTHB and Glossary of Terms, including the Standing Finance Instructions and Scheme of Reservation and Delegation of Powers are available below.
The Board Annual Work Programme is agreed at Board but may be subject to change. Please see Board Meetings for Board agendas and minutes.
The Board is required to gain assurance on the extent to which the organisation is operating effectively, delivering its strategic vision and meeting the objectives of the Strategic Direction that has been set by managing risks, maximising opportunities and mitigating threats.
The Board’s Risk Register is framed within the key principle risks facing the organisation:
The Risk Register provides the Board with:
Risk Management Documents:
Should you have any questions regarding the Board Risk Register, please get in touch with the Board Secretary via PowysDirectorate.CorporateGovernance@wales.nhs.uk