Trust Board

The Trust Board

The Trust Board is led by the Chairman and has executive and non-executive members.

The Chairman and Non-Executives are appointed by the Council of Governors for a specific period of time. The Chief Executive and all Executive Directors are appointed on permanent contracts by the Trust Board.

Chairperson

Jane McCall

Jane McCall - Chairperson

Date Appointed: January 2018

Jane has significant experience of working within the NHS, specifically in Greater Manchester where she held non-executive director positions at Stockport NHS FT and University Hospital of South Manchester as Deputy Chairperson. Jane is also an external commissioner (non-executive director) at the House of Commons Commission, and a non-executive director at the Information Commissioner’s Office.

 

Jane held the position of Managing Director at Trafford Housing Trust between August 2006 and December 2015 and she was Deputy Chief Executive of Trafford Housing Trust between January 2016 and May 2016 when she left to pursue a non-executive career.

 

 

Executive Directors

An Executive Director is an appointed member of staff who jointly oversee the activities of Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

The Chief Executive and all Executive Directors are appointed on permanent contracts by the Trust Board. The Chairman and Non-Executive Directors were appointed by the NHS Commissioner for a specified period of time. However, the Council of Members became responsible for the appointment and removal of the Chair and other Non-Executive Directors from the date of authorisation as a Foundation Trust.

The Nominations and Remuneration Committee determines the remuneration of the Executive and Associate Directors and is made up of the Chairman and the Non-Executive Directors.

 

Karen James - Chief Executive

Karen James - Chief Executive

Date Appointed: October 2014

Prior to joining Tameside and Glossop IC NHS Foundation Trust as the Chief Executive, Karen was Chief Operating Officer at the University of South Manchester, Foundation Trust where she had been working since 2009. Karen began her NHS career as a nurse and worked in a number of general and service improvement management roles in Greater Manchester before becoming Executive Director of Operations and Performance at Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, prior to moving to Aintree Foundation Trust as the Chief Operating Officer.

 

 

 

Sam Simpson - Finance Director

Sam Simpson - Finance Director

Date Appointed: June 2018

Prior to joining Tameside and Glossop IC NHS Foundation Trust Sam worked for the Cheshire and Merseyside Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) as Director of Finance. She also worked as Director of Finance at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care.

 

 

 

Brendan Ryan - Medical Director

Brendan Ryan - Medical Director and Caldicott Guardian

Date Appointed: October 2014

Prior to joining Tameside and Glossop IC NHS FT as interim Medical Director, Brendan was Medical Director at UHSM for 14 years. Brendan is also a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at UHSM which he has done since 1992. When Brendan was full-time as an ED consultant, he had special interests in bereavement, pre-hospital care (and has worked many times at road accidents with fire and rescue colleagues) and major incident planning and response. As Medical Director, Brendan’s areas of interest and responsibility are clinical quality and patient safety, education, and medical professional issues. Brendan is the Responsible Officer (for Revalidation) for the Trust.

 

 

Tracey McErlain-Burns- Interim Chief Nurse

Tracey McErlain-Burns - Interim Chief Nurse

Date Appointed: February 2017

Tracey McErlain-Burns is a registered nurse with experience in a range of senior nursing and Board positions in the NHS, and at multi-agency level. Her most recent position prior to joining the Trust was as Director of Nursing for Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. Tracey has also supported the Trust with individual pieces of development work.

Tracey has a range of outside interests, including holding Her Majesty's commission as a Justice of the Peace.

 

Trish Cavanagh - Finance Director

Trish Cavanagh - Director of Operations

Date Appointed: July 2014

Tricia qualified as Registered Nurse in 1986 and has undertaken a range of clinical posts gaining an MSc. in Clinical Practice. She then worked for several years in service transformation roles aimed at improving the delivery of care to patients through redesign of systems and processes. Trish joined Tameside and Glossop IC NHS Foundation Trust from University of South Manchester Foundation Trust where she was Associate Director of Operations with responsibility for managing a wide range of clinical services including those provided at a tertiary and a regional level.

 

Amanda Bromley HR Director

Amanda Bromley - Human Resources Director

Date Appointed: September 2014

Amanda is a highly motivated HR/OD professional with extensive operational and strategic experience, which has been obtained from holding senior HR positions in a number of organisations in acute, community and mental health services. Amanda commenced her career at Tameside Community & Priority Services NHS Trust before moving on to Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, Tameside Acute NHS Foundation Trust and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, she returned to Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in June 2013. Amanda is passionate about putting staff and patients at the heart of everything she does and she firmly believes that the development of a culture built around engagement, continuous learning, leadership development and shared values enables an organisation to be successful and sustainable.

 

 

Non-Executive Directors

 

Anne Dray- Non-Executive Director

Anne Dray - Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed: January 2014
Board sub-committees: Chair of Audit Committee. Attends: Finance and Performance Committee.

 

Anne is currently Deputy Chair, Senior Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair for the Trust. She is currently in her second term of office which finishes in December 2019.

She is a qualified accountant and has worked in the NHS since 1981. She has worked at Board level most of the past 25 years and in both Commissioning and Provider organisations and at Regional level. She has significant experience of delivering change and undertaking leadership roles at Director and Chief Executive level in all types of NHS Organisations. Her strengths are in partnership working, strategic planning, operational and performance management, finance, successful turnaround, contract negotiation, and she has significant project management experience. Currently Anne is a member of the NHSE/NHSI Expert Determination Pool and has recently undertaken roles as the Interim Director of Corporate Affairs and Interim Director of Contracting and Planning at Shropshire CCG and Transition Programme Director at Calderdale CCG.

She is married with 2 grown up children and in her spare time breeds, exhibits and judges Syrian and Russian Hamsters. She enjoys going to the theatre, cinema, having meals out with friends and family and pottering in the garden.

 

Peter Noble- Non-Executive Director

Martyn Taylor - Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed: 1st May 2015

Board sub-committees: Chair of Quality and Governance Committee. Attends Audit Committee.

Martyn is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and spent his career in banking. Prior to his retirement he led risk management related to troubled firms for a major bank, with a particular focus on the North of England. He also graduated from senior management development programmes at Harvard Business School and the Wharton University in Pennsylvania. Martyn joined the Board in May 2015, and during the year Council agreed to appoint him for a second term of office. His new term will end in April 2021. He is the Chair of the Quality and Governance Committee, and serves on the Audit Committee and the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He is the Lead NED for Freedom to Speak Up and for Organ Donation.
 
 

Peter Noble- Non-Executive Director

Peter Noble - Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed: February 2018

Board sub-committees: Chairs Workforce Committee. Attends Audit Committee, Quality & Governance, Remuneration Committee, Charitable Funds Committee, Clinical Governance Committee and Quality Commission Committee. 

 

Appointed to the Board in 2018, Peter has a long career in higher education and the NHS, most recently as Vice-President and Chief of Staff at the University of New South Wales. He has previously worked in the NHS in a number of locations and roles.

Peter is the Chair of the Workforce Committee. He also serves on the Audit Committee, the Quality and Governance Committee, and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is a member of the Charitable Funds Committee. He is the Lead NED for Safeguarding Adults and Children.

 

Cathy Elliott- Non-Executive Director

Cathy Elliott - Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed: February 2017
Board sub-committees: Chair of Charitable Funds Committee. Attends: Finance Committee and Quality and Governance Committee.

 

Cathy joined the Board in 2017 with a senior level background in the voluntary sector, and her current term is until February 2020. She currently undertakes a portfolio of work, including as Non-Executive Director for the Trust, in an independent Chair role for a national Fund for Department for Transport, a senior consultant advisor to the Power to Change Trust, and as a freelance philanthropy and social policy advisor. Cathy is a Senior International Fellow of the City University of New York, U.S.A; a postgraduate of Cass Business School, London, UK; a UK Clore Social Leadership Fellow; and a graduate of the University of Manchester, UK. Cathy is the Chair of the Charitable Funds Committee, and also serves on the Finance & Performance, Quality & Governance, Workforce and Nomination & Remuneration Committees. She is the Lead NED for End of Life Care, Mortality reviews, and Maintaining Professional Standards (medical discipline).

 

Sally Bridgen- Non-Executive Director

Sallie Bridgen - Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed: February 2017 
Board sub-committees: Chair of Finance  Committee. Attends: Quality and Governance Committee, Remuneration  Committee

Sallie’s career has been in housing and homelessness, working with Housing Associations, Local Authorities and charities. She has held senior positions at Shelter, the National Housing Federation, and Housing Diversity Network. She now works to improve integration between housing and health. She is a Group Director for Progress Housing Group, and a Trustee of Together Dementia Support.

Sallie is Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee. She also serves on the Quality & Governance Committee, Workforce Committee and the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. She is the Lead NED for Infection Control, Equality & Diversity, and Patient Safety.

 

Trust Board Committees

The Trust Board has established the following committees:

  • Audit
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Quality and Governance committee
  • Finance  Committee
  • Workforce

Each Committee is chaired by a non-executive director of the Trust Board.

 

Trust Board Meetings

 

Trust Board meetings are held bi-monthly on the last Thursday of the month.  Trust Board meetings are held in public at 9.30am in Silver Springs House.

 

2019 Dates

To be published in due course

 

2019 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

Please find below the papers from 2019's Trust Board Meetings.

 Agenda            Minutes                     Backing Papers     Late Papers  
       

 

2018 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

Please find below the papers from 2018's Trust Board Meetings.

 Agenda            Minutes                     Backing Papers     Late Papers  
 November 2018 Agenda     November 2018 Papers   Agenda Item 16b
 September 2018 Agenda    September 2018 Papers  
 July 2018 Agenda  July 2018 Minutes  July 2018 Papers  
 June 2018 Agenda  June 2018 Minutes  June 2018 Papers  
 May 2018 Agenda  May 2018 Minutes  May 2018 Papers  
 March 2018 Agenda   March 2018 Minutes  March 2018 Papers  
 February 2018 Agenda  February 2018 Minutes  February 2018 Papers  
 January 2018 Agenda  January 2018 Minutes  January 2018 Papers  

 

2017 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

 

Please find below the papers from 2017's Trust Board Meetings.

 

 Agenda   Minutes    Backing Papers  
 November 2017 Agenda    November 2017 Minutes  November 2017 Papers
 October 2017 Agenda   October 2017 Minutes  October 2017 Papers
 September 2017 Agenda   September 2017 Minutes  September 2017 Papers
 July 2017 Agenda   July 2017 Minutes  July 2017 Papers
 June 2017 Agenda   June 2017 Minutes   June 2017 Papers
 May 2017 Agenda   May 2017 Minutes  May 2017 Papers
 April 2017 Agenda   April 2017 Minutes  April 2017 Papers
 March 2017 Agenda   March 2017 Minutes  March 2017 Papers
 February 2017 Agenda   February 2017 Minutes  February 2017 Papers
 January 2017 Agenda            January 2017 Minutes          January 2017 Papers          

 

 

 

2016 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

 

Please find below the papers from 2016's Trust Board Meetings.

 

 Agenda  Minutes  Backing Papers
 November 2016 Agenda  November 2016 Minutes  November 2016 Papers
 October 2016 Agenda  October 2016 Minutes  October 2016 Papers
 September 2016 Agenda  September 2016 Minutes  September 2016 Papers
 July 2016 Agenda  July 2016 Minutes  July 2016 Papers
 June 2016 Agenda  June 2016 Minutes  June 2016 Papers
 May 2016 Agenda  May 2016 Minutes  May 2016 Papers
 April 2016 Agenda  April 2016 Minutes  April 2016 Papers
 March 2016 Agenda  March 2016 Minutes  March 2016 Papers
 February 2016 Agenda  February 2016 Minutes  February 2016 Papers
 January 2016 Agenda  January 2016 Minutes  January 2016 Papers

 

 

 

2015 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

 

Please find below the papers from 2015's Trust Board Meetings.

 

Agenda Minutes Backing Papers
November 2015 Agenda  November 2015 Minutes November 2015 Papers
October 2015 Agenda October 2015 Minutes October 2015 Papers
September 2015 Agenda September 2015 Minutes September 2015 Papers
July 2015 Agenda  July 2015 Minutes July 2015 Papers
June 2015 Agenda June 2015 Minutes June 2015 Papers 
May 2015 Agenda May 2015 Minutes May 2015 Papers
April 2015 Agenda April 2015 Minutes  April 2015 Papers
March 2015 Agenda March 2015 Minutes  March 2015 Papers
February 2015 Agenda February 2015 Minutes  February 2015 Papers
January 2015 Agenda January 2015 Minutes  January 2015 Papers

 

 

 

2014 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

 

Please find below the papers from 2014's Trust Board Meetings.

 

Agenda Minutes Backing Papers
November 2014 Agenda November 2014 Minutes  November 2014 Papers
October 2014 Agenda October 2014 Minutes October 2014 Papers
September 2014 Agenda September 2014 Minutes September 2014 Papers
August 2014 Agenda August 2014 Minutes August 2014 Papers
July 2014 Agenda July 2014 Minutes July 2014 Papers
June 2014 Agenda June 2014 Minutes June 2014 Papers
May 2014 Agenda May 2014 Minutes May 2014 Papers
April 2014 Agenda April 2014 Minutes April 2014 Papers
March 2014 Agenda March 2014 Minutes March 2014 Papers
February 2014 Agenda February 2014 Minutes February 2014 Papers
January 2014 Agenda January 2014 Minutes January 2014 Papers

 

2013 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

 

Please find below the papers from 2013's Trust Board Meetings.

 

Agenda Minutes Backing Papers
December 2013 Agenda 
(Held beginning of January 2014)
  December 2013 Papers
(Held beginning of January 2014)
November 2013 Agenda November 2013 Minutes November 2013 Papers
October 2013 Agenda October 2013 Minutes October 2013 Papers
September 2013 Agenda September 2013 Minutes September 2013 Papers
August 2013 Agenda August 2013 Minutes August 2013 Papers
July 2013 Agenda July 2013 Minutes July 2013 Papers
June 2013 Agenda June 2013 Minutes June 2013 Papers
May 2013 Agenda May 2013 Minutes May 2013 Papers
April 2013 Agenda April 2013 Minutes April 2013 Papers
March 2013 Agenda March 2013 Minutes March 2013 Papers
February 2013 Agenda February 2013 Minutes February 2013 Papers
January 2013 Agenda January 2013 Minutes January 2013 Papers

 

2012 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers

 

Please find below the papers from 2012's Trust Board Meetings.

Agenda Minutes Papers
December 2012 Agenda December 2012 Minutes December 2012 Papers
November 2012 Agenda November 2012 Agenda November 2012 Papers
October 2012 Agenda October 2012 Minutes October 2012 Papers
September 2012 Agenda September 2012 Minutes September 2012 Papers
August 2012 Agenda August 2012 Minutes August 2012 Papers
July 2012 Agenda July 2012 Minutes July 2012 Papers
June 2012 Agenda June 2012 Minutes June 2012 Papers
May 2012 Agenda May 2012 Minutes May 2012 Papers
April 2012 Agenda April 2012 Minutes April 2012 Papers
March 2012 Agenda March 2012 Minutes March 2012 Papers
February 2012 Agenda February 2012 Minutes February 2012 Papers
January 2012 Agenda January 2012 Minutes January 2012 Papers

2011 - Agenda, minutes & backing papers