The Health Board delegates a number of responsibilities to the Audit Committee which provides an independent and objective view relating to:
The effective operation of internal financial control matters such as the safeguarding of assets.
The maintenance of proper accounting records.
The reliability of financial information.
Independently monitoring, reviewing and reporting to the Board on the processes of governance.
The duties of the Audit Committee
also include providing assurance to the Board on governance, risk management, counter fraud and internal control; ensuring that there is an effective internal audit function; and reviewing the work and findings of the External Auditor.
The Audit Committee
meets bi-monthly and progress reports of the meetings are submitted to the Board and can be found in the Board Meeting Dates and Papers
section of our website.