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The Governance Advisory Practice
Fit and Proper Person Test for Directors Care Quality Commission Fundamental Standards Following on from the Francis Report, the CQC has launched the new Fundamental Standards through which they will regulate all health and social care providers. A major limb of the new Standards is the requirement that all Board level director appointments within those providers must satisfy a new Fit and Proper Person test (FPPT). This deals with the ‘well led’ domain of the new inspection regime, and addresses the expectation that health and […]

Fit and Proper Person Test for Directors


The Governance Advisory Practice
In many ways this is strange as there is no shortage of literature offering opinions on styles of leadership, matters reserved and appropriate behaviours for board members. The English model of corporate governance is imitated to varying degrees throughout the world and certainly sets a benchmark by which other systems are judged, even when they are strikingly different. There are a number of key features of our system of governance which need to be remembered: The principle of collective responsibility, delivered normally through a unitary board […]

What is a Board for anyway?



Governance Advisory Practice
We highly recommend this video to anybody interested in governance, quality and risk in the NHS. Judge Mervyn King, a long-time friend of the late Nelson Mandela, speaks with deep commitment about the responsibilities of directors in the NHS, and the courage required to take difficult decisions in times of budgetary constraint. Judge Mervyn King Mervyn Eldred King (born 22 July 1937, Johannesburg) is a South African corporate attorney, arbitrator, mediator, corporate director, commission chair, author and speaker. A former judge of the Supreme Court […]

NHS: Mervyn King on the Challenges Faced by NHS Boards