The Trust, following national guidance on keeping people safe during COVID-19, has stopped holding meetings in public during this time. Please note that future Council of Governors meetings are likely to be held virtually, but the agenda and papers will be available to view.

The next Council of Governors meeting will be on Tuesday 3 November, 2pm - 4.30pm. Agenda and papers are available to view online along with the link to join the meeting.  You can view the papers for the meeting and find the link to join the meeting under the 2020 drop down menu below.

Derbyshire Healthcare prides itself on being open and honest with patients, staff, Trust members and the general public. If you would like to raise a question that is applicable to the agenda of a Council of Governors meeting, please email dhcft.membership@nhs.net in advance of the meeting. 

Future Council of Governors meeting dates are in the events section of this website. 

The Trust’s Council of Governors consists of 16 elected public and staff governors, alongside representatives from local partners and councils (known as appointed governors), totaling 28 members. 

The Trust held its 2020 Annual Members Meeting virtually on Tuesday 1 September. Trust governors, members and interested members of the public were invited to attend and submit questions in advance.  For more details about the Annual Members Meeting including downloading the presentation, see the Latest News page about the event.

The Council of Governors meets four times a year in public which Trust members are welcome to observe. View our Council of Governors papers by year by clicking on the drop-down list below.

You can submit a question to the Council of Governors by contacting the Membership office up to 48 hours before the meeting.  If the Trust Chair believes the question is relevant to an item on the meeting's agenda, a response will be provided by the Council of Governors at the meeting.  Email your question to the Membership office or telephone 01332 623723.

March 2021 agenda and papers - please note that this will be a virtual meeting, open to members of the public. Join the meeting via this link.

April 2021 agenda and papers for an Extraordinary Council of Governors meeting.  Please note that this will be a virtual meeting, open to members of the public. Join the meeting via this link.

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