Audit Committee

Welcome to the Audit Committee page.

The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board to deliver its responsibilities for the conduct of public business and the stewardship of funds under its control. In particular, the Committee will seek to provide assurance to the Board that an appropriate system of internal control is in place to ensure that:

  • Business is conducted in accordance with the law and proper standards.
  • Public money is safeguarded and properly accounted for.
  • Financial Statements are prepared timeously and give a true and fair view of the financial position of the Board for the period in question.
  • Affairs are managed to secure economic, efficient and effective use of resources.
  • Reasonable steps are take to prevent and detect fraud and other irregularities.
1. Chair - Mr Stephen Hay
2. Vice Chair - Vacant
3. Lead Officer - Mr Lindsay Bedford

The duties of the Audit Committee are in accordance wit the NHS Audit Committee Handbook and are as detailed below:

  • Risk Reporting
  • Policy Endorsement
  • Internal Control and Corporate Governance
  • Internal Audit
  • External Audit
  • Code of Corporate Governance
  • Annual Report and Accounts
  • Other Matters
  • Best Value

Agenda Items

Items for the agenda should be submitted to Mrs Lisa Green, Committee Support Officer.

For further information Mrs Green can be contacted at Level 10, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY, telephone number 01382 496680 or extension 36680 or email

Further Information

Members of the public are invited to attend to listen to the proceedings of these meetings

Latest Papers

Combined Papers


Minutes of Previous Meetings