This will start at approximately 7pm:
If you are attending in person, the venue has information about its Covid-19 precautions: How we are keeping you safe when you visit the RSM. This includes:
Although face coverings and social distancing are no longer mandatory, we will continue to keep certain safety measures in place and encourage our visitors to follow our guidance below.
Our staff will continue to wear masks in confined areas and where people may meet others, such as corridors and elevators, and we recommend our members/visitors do the same
Our staff will continue to wear masks when serving food and drinks
6.00 Reception and Drinks
7.00 Welcome by Nick Ross, President of HealthWatch
7.05 Annual General Meeting
(i) Minutes of the 2020 Annual General Meeting
(ii) Matters arising from the minutes
(iii) Chair’s report (Susan Bewley)
(iv) Membership report (Alan Henness)
(v) Treasurer’s report (Anne Raikes)
(vi) Election of Officers
Chair: Susan Bewley
Vice-Chair: Leeza Osipenko
Secretary: Roger Fisken
(vii) Election of Trustees:
Andrew Fulton, Sofia Hart, Alan Henness, John Illman, Keith Isaacson, James May, Tom Moberley, Philippa Pigache, Les Rose.
(viii) To confirm the co-option of:
Nathan Hodson and Jolene Galbreath
Student representatives: Robert Grant, Pavithran Maniam, Sylvester Odame-Amoabeng
(ix) Motion to amend the Constitution:
In paragraph 1 (and throughout), replace "HealthWatch" with "HealthSense UK", to become:
1. The Charity shall be called "HealthSense UK".
This change of name to be subject to the approval of the Charity Commission.
7.20 Presentation of Awards to Winners of the Student Prize Competition
7.40 Presentation of the HealthWatch Award for 2021: Prof Christina Pagel
Remember that only members of HealthWatch present at the AGM can vote so please ensure your membership is up to date. If you have any questions about your membership status, please contact the Membership Secretary.
The current voting membership is 221 (see Membership Secretary's report), and the quorum for the AGM is one-twentieth of that, so the quorum is 12.
Since the motion is a motion to change the Constitution, it will require a two-thirds majority of those present and voting to pass, otherwise it will fall.