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Annual Members' Meeting 2011

BBC Essex presenter Sadie Nine

Tuesday 13 September | 4pm onwards | Colchester General Hospital

Updated 2 September 2011 (with Agenda, press release and fourth panel member)

Local people, our public and staff members, as well as representatives of interested organisations, can comment on their health services and listen to what senior staff, governors and directors have to say about the past year.

This year, as well as the formal business meeting of the Trust, we are planning a range of interactive activities and presentations.

Annual meeting with a difference!

BBC Essex presenter Sadie Nine (pictured) will host a Question Time event at the annual meeting of the NHS trust that runs Colchester's acute hospitals.

Sadie will play the David Dimbleby role to a four-strong panel who will answer questions* about current NHS issues from members of the public.

The Board of Directors and governors from the Members' Council will all be at the meeting in Training Block South (map) at Colchester General Hospital.

The Trust, which runs Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital, is hoping to attract as many members of the public as possible.

Question Time

The Question Time panel includes:

Anne Brown

* To submit a question about a current NHS issue to the Question Time panel, please email ft.membership@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk by 5pm on Thursday 8 September.


Sally Irvine

Full programme

at our best text
Gordon CouttsChief Executive
Dr Gordon Coutts presents the Annual Report for 2010/11
page 1 onwards
Mike BakerDirector of Finance
Mike Baker presents the Annual Accounts for 2010/11
page 58 onwards
Julie FirthDirector of Nursing and Patient Experience
Julie Firth presents the Quality Accounts for 2010/11
page 101 onwards

Date: Tuesday 13 September
Time: 4-8pm (if you don't want to attend the whole meeting, you can come along to any of the above elements).
Location: Training Block South (map)
Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JL.
Free parking. Park in the Public and Visitors car parks (map) and take a ticket. Exchange that for a free exit ticket at the meeting.
Refreshments will be provided.

Go to the press release.

Copies of the Trust's Annual Report & Accounts for 2010/11 will be available at the meeting.

You don't have to be a member to attend; just let us know you're coming by contacting our Membership Helpline.