Governor meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend our quarterly Council of Governors’ meetings to receive an update on how the Trust is performing, hear about Governor’s activities and see presentations from Trust staff.

We welcome questions from the public or members of the Trust; these should be addressed to the Chair along with confirmation of attendance at the meeting and sent to [email protected] no less than 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Upcoming meetings

Council of Governor Meetings
(held in public) scheduled for 2024

  • Tuesday 10 September 2024
  • Wednesday 4 December 2024

It is currently planned to hold all Council of Governor meetings on site at Harrogate District Hospital.  However, in order to be as inclusive as possible, members of the public are invited to observe the public section of the meeting either in person or on Teams.  If you would like to observe one of the meetings, please contact [email protected] a minimum of 24hours in advance of a meeting in order that we can ensure the correct link or notification of venue within the hospital is sent to you.

Unless otherwise advertised, the Council of Governor Meetings held in public will commence at 4pm and it is anticipated that they will finish at about 5.45pm.

The agenda and papers for the meetings will be uploaded on this web page approximately 5 days prior to the meeting.

The papers for the meeting on Tuesday 10 September will be available below:

Previous meetings

Our Governors meet four times a year. Please find previous meetings and their papers in the following links:







Actions Update – a detailed update of items outstanding on the Action Log

Quarter 1 review – Chief Executive’s Strategic and Operational Update

Governor Questions and Responses from the Board

Presentation on NHS Long Term Plan from meeting on 26 January 2019
Presentation from Dr Ros Tolcher, Chief Executive of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 26 January 2019