The Cappagh Orthopaedic Hospital Research and Development Foundation trading as Cappagh Hospital Foundation is an Irish Registered Charity, No. 9282. It is a company limited by guarantee, company registration No. 136618. Charities Regulatory Authority Registered Number: 20023201.
Cappagh Hospital Foundation is committed to complying with and implementing the relevant legislative requirements.
In 2017 Cappagh Hospital Foundation Board undertook to start the process to become compliant with the principles of the Governance Code for a Type C organisation as set out in the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charity Organisations in Ireland.
The Charities Governance Code has since been introduced by The Charities Regulator. The Charities Regulator, established in 2014 is an independent authority and are Ireland’s national statutory regulator for charitable organisations Charities Regulatory Authority.
The Charities Governance Code explains the minimum standards Charity Boards should meet to effectively manage and control the charity. “Good governance involves putting in place systems and processes to ensure that your charity achieves its charitable objectives with integrity and is managed in an effective, efficient, accountable and transparent way.”
By law, charity trustees have individual and joint responsibility for what happens within their charity. This means that if the charity does not meet its legal duties, Trustees are responsible both as individuals and together as a board, committee, council or other core group (referred to in this Code as the ‘board’).
In 2017, the Directors elected to prepare financial statements in accordance with SORP – Statement of Recommended Practice as per the Companies Act 2014.
GDPR and you: The reason CHF has been able to achieve so much for Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital since 1988 years is because of you – and we wanted to tell you we are committed to keeping your information safe and secure as per the 2018 introduced GDPR Laws. If you have any queries about your details, please do get in touch.