“It is the board’s role to oversee the formulation of strategy and to assess the implementation of that strategy by management………”
Garry Richardson, Chair of Health Super and the National Blood Authority, Victoria, Australia.
Here at Healthcare Governance Review, we believe the assertion in The Healthy NHS Board guidance that boards “formulate strategy” is fundamentally flawed.
If, however, any reader disagrees and feels that the board as a whole should formulate strategy, rather than oversee the formulation of strategy, please comment on this post. We welcome your input.