HIW Advisory Board
Terms of Reference
HIW has established an Advisory Board to support it in the following ways:
The Advisory Board will not be:
1 HB Chair nomination
1 HB Chief Executive nomination
The Director of the Board of CHCs in Wales
2 independent members nominated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland
1 HIW Peer Reviewer
1 HIW Lay Reviewer
The Chief Executive of HIW
Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Regulation and Inspection of HIW
Director of Service Reviews and Development of HIW
Additional Members may be invited for specific purposes by agreement of the Board.
The Chair will be elected for a term of one year from within the membership. However, neither the Chief Executive nor Deputy Chief Executive of HIW will be eligible to be Chair.
Term of membership
Members will be appointed for a three year period with the option to extend for a further two years if needed.
Meetings of the HIW Advisory Board will convene at least three times a year.
The Chair may vary the meeting programme.
Meetings of the Advisory Board will usually be held in the Cardiff area.
The Chair will agree the agenda for meetings of the Advisory Board after consultation with members.
The agenda and related papers for meetings of the Advisory Board will normally be issued via email (followed by hard copy if required), five working days prior to the meeting.
The Advisory Board will be supported by a secretariat provided by HIW. The secretariat will work to the Chairman of the Advisory Board.
Review of Arrangements
The Advisory Board shall review its Terms of Reference at its first meeting and annually thereafter.
Last updated: 07/01/2013