The purpose of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) is advise and assure the Board and the Accountable Officer on whether effective arrangements are in place, through the design and operation of the University Health Board’s system of assurance, to support them in their decision taking and in discharging their accountabilities for securing the achievement of the University Health Board’s objectives, in accordance with the standards of good governance determined for the NHS in Wales.
The Committee independently monitors, reviews and reports to the Board on the processes of governance, and where appropriate, facilitates and supports, through its independence, the attainment of effective processes.
The Committee’s principle duties encompass the following:
The full role of the Committee is detailed in the ARAC Terms of Reference (PDF, 680KB)
Click below to access papers from the ARAC meetings: