Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4905

Date Request Received: 20/02/2019 08:49:52

Date Request Replied To: 28/02/2019 08:25:10

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Request Summary: Trust Board events / meetings

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
How does the Trust administer and manage board and other senior managed events? – what process is followed to prepare, collate and manage the board meeting documents pack, including print / e-mail and distribution?
Answer To Question 1:
Board administration is a manual process co-ordinated by the Director of Corporate Governance. Agendas are agreed with the relevant executive and committee chairs. Papers are received and pdf'd and distributed a week before the meeting.
Question Number 2:
Is a “manual process” used for the above or does the Trust use a dedicated Software tool?
Answer To Question 2:
Manual process as outlined in response to question 1.
Question Number 3:
If yes, what is the name of the software tool used?
Answer To Question 3:
Not applicable.
Question Number 4:
If no, is the Trust considering to acquire such a tool or “Board Portal” at some time in the future?
Answer To Question 4:
Yes. IT solution currently being procured.
Question Number 5:
Who is the most appropriate person, within the Trust, to contact regarding this matter?
Answer To Question 5:
Fiona McNeight, Director of Corporate Governance.
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