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Board Meeting
24 May 2018

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Public Board Meeting Agenda - 24 May 2018

1. Opening Business 
1.1 Apologies/Declaration of Interests
1.2a Minutes of the Previous Meeting
1.2b Action Log

2. Receive the Annual Report including the Annual Statement Accounts 2017/18 and the Quality Account and Annual Governance Statement 2017/18
2.1 Annual Report & Accounts 2017/18
2.2 Quality Account 2017/18
2.3 Annual Governance Statement 2017/18
2.4 Letter of Representation to External Audit
2.5 External Audit Report For Those Charged with Governance

3. Strategy Development
3.1 For Assurance: Quality Improvement Update
3.1a Cover Paper
3.1b Appendix 1 - Quality Improvement Strategy 2018-2022
3.1c Appendix 2 - QI Implementation Plan 2018/19

4. Quality, Safety & Patient Experience
4.1 Patient Story
4.2 Freedom to Speak Up Six Monthly Review
4.2a Guidance for boards on Freedom to Speak Up in NHS trust and NHS foundation trusts
4.3 For Assurance: Care Quality Commission Update
4.4 For Assurance: Resilience and Special Operations Six-Monthly Report
4.4a Cover Paper
4.4b Yorkshire and the Humber EPRR Core Standards Improvement Plan 2017-18
4.5 For Assurance:
Quality Committee - Minutes of the Meeting Held on 14 December 2017 and Chair's Report of the Last Meeting Held on 15 March 2018 

5. Workforce
5.1 For Approval:
i. Review/Approve Terms of Reference for the Senior Independent Director;
ii. Appoint Senior Independent Director
5.2 For Assurance: National Paramedic Re-banding Implementation
5.2a Cover Paper
5.2b Appendix 1: Paramedic Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and Training Plan Yorkshire Ambulance Service, March 2018
5.2c Appendix 2: Progress Report

6. Performance and Finance
6.1 For Approval: Operating Plan 2018/19
6.1a Cover Paper
6.1b One-year Operating Plan 2018/19
6.2 For Assurance: Chief Executive's Report and Integrated Performance Report
6.2a Cover Paper
6.2b Integrated Performance Report - April 2018
6.3 For Assurance: Service Transformation Programme Update
6.4 For Assurance: Finance & Investment Committee - Minutes of the Meeting Held on 14 December 2017 and Chair's Report of the Last Meeting Held on 15 March 2018
6.5 For Assurance: Audit Committee - Minutes of the Meeting Held on 11 January 2018 and Chair's Report of the Last Meeting Held on 10 April 2018

7. Risk Management and Internal Control
7.1 For Approval: Updated Standing Orders Including Scheme of Powers Delegated and Reserved to the Board and Standing Financial Instructions - V2.5
7.1a Cover Paper
7.1b Procurement Policy
7.2 For Assurance: Corporate Risk Register and Board Assurance Framework
7.2a Cover Paper
7.2b Board Assurance Framework 2018-19
7.2c Risk Management Report with Board Assurance Framework and Corporate Risk Register 

8. Meeting As The Charitable Trustees
8.1 For Assurance: Charitable Funds Quarterly Financial Update
8.1a Cover Paper
8.1 Appendix - YAS Charity Fundraising Strategy 2018-2021
8.2 For Assurance: Charitable Funds Committee - Minutes of the Meeting held on 23 November 2017 and Chair's Report of the Last Meeting Held on 17 April 2018

9. Closing Business
9.1 Key Point Arising from the Meeting
9.2 Board Review and Feedback

10. Date of next meeting - 30 August 2018
Pre-Board Presentation: 0900 - 0930
Board of Directors: 0930
Trust HQ, Kirkstall & Fountains, Springhill 1, Brindley Way. Wakefield, WF2 0XQ