A number of key PHA staff are instrumental in taking forward governance issues, including a Senior Operations Manager, a Chief Executive Office and Committee Manager and a Governance Manager. 

A risk management process and risk register is in place, ensuring the management and reporting of risk at both directorate and corporate level. The corporate risk register is brought on a regular basis to the Agency Management Team and the Governance and Audit Committee.

A suite of IT security policies have been developed and implemented, building on the information governance policies already in place.

The Corporate Governance Framework provides an overview of governance responsibilities and systems within the Public Health Agency (PHA) and can be accessed here Corporate Governance Framework - revised 20 August 2014 Final.pdf