News and Notices

Trust Board conference call

The next trust board meeting will be run as a conference call which all are invited to join on Thursday 26 March at 1.00pm.

The introduction of conference call arrangements replaces the usual face-to-face meeting, in line with public health advice on physical distancing to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.

If you wish to join the virtual meeting, please contact the chief executive’s department in advance to receive the dial-in details for the conference call. The chief executive’s department can be contacted via email: Suzanne.pancisi@nhs.net or phone: 07584 475972.

You can listen in to the business of the trust board. The meeting papers are being shared online in advance in the usual way: http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/home/about/the_board/board-meeting-agenda-and-papers

Prem Singh, trust chairman, said: "As an organisation we take our public accountability very seriously. In view of the restrictions on public gatherings to help fight the spread of coronavirus we are putting these teleconference measures in place to ensure we continue to conduct our business in a spirit of transparency.”

If you would like to ask a question for response during the trust board’s formal business, you can still do so. Questions should be submitted in advance to Melanie Curd, associate director of corporate governance/trust secretary, via email: melanie.curd@nhs.net, tel: 07584 475972 or write to Melanie at Babington Hospital, Derby Road, Belper, DE56 1WH.