The Trust is holding its Annual
Members’ Meeting (AMM) on 28 September at 5.30pm.
The meeting will be held virtually again this year to keep
our patients and staff safe from the spread of Covid-19 and making it more
accessible for members of the public. An agenda for the evening can be found at the bottom of this page.
The session will feature a summary of the Trust’s progress,
in what has been the most challenging year of the NHS as a whole, and a look at
the priorities for the year ahead. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join
us by logging in.
You’re also encouraged to send a question to be answered by
our Board of Directors on the night by emailing email@example.com
before 17 September.
The Trust, which includes community health services across
the Rotherham borough as well as Rotherham Hospital, has faced unprecedented
pressures over the past 18 months due to the Covid pandemic and during the AMM
you will hear how our colleagues have implemented a number of initiatives and
improvements to the way we deliver local services.
Martin Havenhand, Chairman of The Rotherham NHS Foundation
Trust, said: “Our Annual Members’ Meeting is an opportunity for our board to
publicly thank our amazing colleagues who have continued to provide services
throughout the pandemic. It also provides the opportunity for us all to reflect
on an unprecedented period for the NHS and to share the continuing challenges facing
“You will hear stories from some of our colleagues about
their personal experiences and about how services have changed due to the experiences
of dealing with Covid. You will also hear about how we are focusing on recovery
and the challenges of establishing the new normal.”
The joining details for the session will be issued via the
Trust’s social media channels and on our website in advance of 28 September.
If you have a question you
would like to put to the Trust’s Board of Directors, you can ask a question on the evening.
If you are interested in supporting The Rotherham NHS
Foundation Trust by becoming a Member, visit the Trust’s website for details: www.therotherhamft.nhs.uk/members/
Members’ Meeting 2021 – Agenda
in a pandemic: Welcomeand
introduction by Chairman Martin Havenhand
overview – our response to
Our Chief Executive will briefly discuss the
Trust’s achievements and challenges over the last year
- A year
in a pandemic – patient story, clinical lead, community staff interviews
Our colleagues have worked through an
extraordinary year, and we’re taking this chance to share this journey using a
patient story and hearing from our colleagues working at the hospital and in
for our patients
hear from the Trust’s Chief Nurse, Angela Wood, about how we cared for patients
during the pandemic, keeping them and our staff safe.
Medical Director, Callum Gardner, will discuss the Trust’s performance in
outcomes for patients.
- Our financial
We’ll hear from our new Director of Finance,
Steve Hackett, who will discuss the Trust’s financial targets and challenges over
Ian Hinitt, our Director of Estates, will talk
about some of the fantastic work that has been completed across the Trust to
improve the experience of patients as well as staff.
for our staff
We’ll hear about how the Trust has ensured our
colleagues were supported throughout this exceptionally difficult period and
what we did to help support them.
The auditors will give us a brief
statement on the Trust’s Annual Report.
We’ll hear from the Trust’s Lead Governor,
Gavin Rimmer, who will talk about the role the Governors played over the past
We’ll hear from our Chief Executive Dr Richard
Jenkins on the areas the Trust will be focusing on in the year ahead.
After this, we’ll endeavour to answer questions
received from members of the public.