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People, Organisational Development and Culture Committee (PODCC)

The purpose of the People, Organisational Development and Culture Committee is: 

  • To provide assurance to the Board on compliance with legislation, guidance and best practice around the workforce and OD agenda, learning from work undertaken nationally and internationally, ensuring Hywel Dda University Health Board (HDdUHB) is recognised as a leader in this field.  
  • To provide assurance to the Board on the implementation of the UHB’s Workforce and OD Strategy, and the all Wales Health and Social Care Workforce Strategy, ensuring these are consistent with the Board’s overall strategic direction and with any requirements and standards set for NHS bodies in Wales. 

  • To provide assurance to the Board on the organisation’s ability to create and manage strong, high performance, organisational culture arrangements. 

  • To receive an assurance on delivery against all relevant Planning Objectives falling under Strategic Objectives 1 (Putting people at the heart of everything we do), 2 (Working together to be the best we can be) and 3 (Striving to deliver and develop excellent services) (see Appendix 1), in accordance with Board approved timescales, as set out in HDdUHB’s Annual Plan. 

  • To provide assurance that the organisation is discharging its functions and meeting its responsibilities with regard to the research and innovation activity carried out within the Health Board. 

  • To seek assurance on the management of principal risks within the Board Assurance Framework (BAF) and Corporate Risk Register (CRR) allocated to the Committee and provide assurance to the Board that risks are being managed effectively and report any areas of significant concern e.g. where risk tolerance is exceeded, lack of timely action. 

  • To recommend acceptance of risks that cannot be brought within the UHBs risk appetite/tolerance to the Board through the Committee Update Report. 

  • To receive assurance through Sub-Committee Update Reports and other management group reports that risks relating to their areas are being effectively managed across the whole of the Health Board’s activities (including for hosted services and through partnerships and Joint Committees as appropriate). 

The full role of the Committee is detailed in the People, Organisational Development and Culture Committee Terms of Reference (PDF, 369Kb, opens in new tab)

Click here to view the approved minutes and the latest unapproved minutes of the People, Organisational Development and Culture Committee (opens in new tab)

Please click on the meeting date below to view the agenda and papers:






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