THE performance of the area's hospitals will be under scrutiny at an annual general meeting held next month.

Ann Marr chief executive of the St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will be presenting an overview over the performance during the last year.

Richard Fraser, chairman, will open the meeting.

It will also provide the opportunity to visit exhibition stands offering information about the trust’s services.

The meeting will take place on Friday, September 26, starting at noon at St Helens Hospital on Marshalls Cross Road. Members of the public can attend and there will be an opportunity to ask questions from the floor. Written questions should be sent to the chief executive no later than Friday, September 12.

Full copies of the trust’s accounts for 2013/2014 will be available on request.