Coronavirus/Covid-19 key information for patients and visitors

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Membership news & calendar

You will find the latest membership news, events and communications here.


Latest edition (June 2022) of HDFT Member News

Please click here to download the latest Membership newsletter


Annual Members’ Meeting

This year’s Annual Members’ Meeting took place on 6 September 2021. The Chairman welcomed almost 75 people including, Trust members, members of the public, and staff. Complementing the formal business of the meeting there were a series of presentations from across the Trust’s footprint giving insights into service delivery and recovery work post Covid, as well as celebrating the work of Harrogate Integrated Facilities. The Chief Executive provided an overview of 2020/21 and a look ahead at the Trust’s priorities, the Deputy Finance Director summarised the financial accounts for 2020/21 and, the Lead Governor presented the work of the Council of Governors.

To watch a video of the meeting, click here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1J8eb_fImv-m6QGjnCgFwA

To view the approved minutes of the Annual Members’ Meeting held on 29 September 2020, click here

Annual Summary 2020-2021

Please click here to download the Annual Summary 2020-2021


December edition of HDFT Member News

Please click here to download December’s Membership newsletter


Chairman’s April update

Please click here to read the April update from Chairman Angela Schofield (published 23 April 2020).


Governor elections

Have you considered standing to be a Governor at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust?  Please visit the Governor elections page for further details.


Members’ Engagement Events

We are hoping to recommence Members’ engagement events soon – please look out for updates here.


Council of Governors

Council of Governors’ meetings take place on a quarterly basis and are open to members of the public.  We welcome questions from the public or members of the Trust; these should be addressed to the Chairman along with confirmation of attendance at the meeting and sent to nhsfoundationtrust@hdft.nhs.uk no less than 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Governors represent the interests of the Trust members and the general public and this public meeting provides the opportunity to see them in action.

Click here to be directed to the Council of Governors’ meetings page where you can find further details.


Board meetings

The Board meets in formal session on a number of occasions annually, to receive assurance about the performance of the Trust, review strategic risk and make decisions on future development and management.

Meetings of the Board of Directors are held in two parts. The main meeting is open to the public while a shorter private session discusses issues which are commercial-in-confidence and/or disclose patient and staff identifiable information.

Please visit the Board Meetings page for further details.


Coronavirus – a message from our Chairman

Please click here to read the message from our Chairman, Angela Schofield, to all of our Members (published 25 March 2020).