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Trust Commitees

The Trust operates a number of Committees:

The Audit and Risk Assurance Committee

The Audit Committee’s primary role is to independently contribute to the Trust Board’s overall process for ensuring that an effective internal financial control system control system is maintained.  Click Here for Committee Terms of Reference

Membership of the Committee:

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from amongst the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust and shall consist of not less than three members. A quorum shall be two members.

Current membership:

  • Mr William Abraham (Chair)
  • Mr Dale Ashford

Attendance at Meetings:

The Director of Finance and appropriate Internal and External Audit representatives shall normally attend meetings.

Click here to access Committee minutes.

Safety, Quality, Patient Experience & Performance Committee (known as the Safety Committee)

The Committee will be responsible for assuring the NIAS Board that effective and regularly reviewed arrangements are in place to support the implementation, maintenance and development of Governance (clinical and non clinical) and risk management and that such matters are properly considered and communicated to the Board. Click here for Committee Terms of Reference.

Membership of the Committee:

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from amongst the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust and shall consist of not less than three members. A quorum shall be two members.

Current membership:

  • Dale Ashford (Chair)
  • Mr Trevor Haslett
  • William Abraham

Attendance at Meetings:

The Medical Director, Director of Operations, Director of Finance, Director of Quality, Safety and Improvement

Director of Planning, Performance & Corporate Services and the Director of Human Resources shall normally attend meetings.

Click here to access Committee minutes.

The Remuneration Committee

The Committee’s primary role is to advise the Board about appropriate remuneration and terms of service for the Chief Executive and all other Executive Directors.  Click here for Committee Terms of Reference.

Remuneration Committee:

  • Ms Nicole Lappin (Chair)
  • Mr Trevor Haslett
  • Mr Jim Dennison

Membership of the Committee:

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from amongst the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust and shall consist of not less than three members.

Attendance at Meetings:

The Chief Executive, Director of Finance and the Director of Human Resources shall normally attend meetings.

People, Finance & OD (known as the People Committee)

The Committee will be responsible for assuring the NIAS Board that effective and regularly reviewed arrangements are in place to support Human Resources, Finance and Organisational Development functions within the Trust.  Click here for Committee Terms of Reference.

Membership of the Committee:

Trust Non-Executive Directors that are to be included as members of this Committee will be nominated by the Trust Board Chair.  Two Non-Executive Members of the Committee will be appointed as Co-Chairs of the Committee by the Trust Board Chair. One Co-Chair shall have responsibility for all matters relating to People and Organisational Development and one Co-Chair shall have responsibility for all matters relating to Finance.  A quorum shall be two members

Current membership:

  • Mr Jim Dennison (so-Chair)
  • Mr Trevor Haslett (co-Chair)
  • Ms Nicole Lappin

Attendance at Meetings:

The Director of Human Resources and the Director of Finance shall normally attend meetings.

Click here to access Committee minutes.