John has been governance advisor for NHS Providers and its precursor organisations since January 2009.
His role involves providing advice and guidance to provider organisations on a broad range of governance issues, writing on corporate governance as well as blogging and speaking on issues ranging for the role of the director and the importance of board leadership through to the purpose of regulation.
This briefing provides an overview of the code and its requirements, with a focus on what’s new or different, and includes brief summaries of its general provisions.
This briefing summarises the content of the proposed addendum, and provides NHS Providers’ view.
John Coutts discusses how successful collaboration between integrated care systems and their associated partnerships will need to involve good governance between organisations.
John Coutts discusses how leading integrated care systems, their associated partnerships and collaborations successfully will need to involve good governance between organisations.
John Coutts discusses how many terms foundation trust governors should serve.
John Coutts, NHS Providers policy advisor, writes about the dilemmas of system working in his recent blog.
John Coutts writes that accountability must be defined, and that it remains crucial that accountability is rooted alongside the legal power to decide and act.
The results of a survey of company secretaries looking at aspects of governance
John Coutts discusses the vital role of NEDs and the common misconceptions of their role.
This briefing explores the management of conflicts of interest, sharing good practice from compliant trusts to provide you with signposts to helpful tools and support.
John Coutts argues that it is time to reconsider the emphasis placed on supposed legal constraints on foundation trusts to make decisions for the benefit of the broader public.
Policy advisor John Coutts discusses the role of governors in system working.