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Council of Governors elections

Nominations for the vacancies on the Council of Governors have now closed.

Updated 18 February 2021

Thank you to all those members who have put themselves forward for election.

The Statement of Nominations, listing the members who have stood for election in the various constituencies is below.

Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf) - UK Engage

Ballot papers will be sent to members who are eligible to vote on Tuesday 2 March 2021 to enable voting to commence.

In order to participate in the election as a candidate or voter you must have been a member of the Trust on or before the closing date for the receipt of nominations which was Monday 15 February 2021.

The ballot will close at 5.00pm on Thursday 25 March 2021 and the declaration of result will be advertised once successful nominees have been informed.

Election process

Elections are conducted independently of the Trust by a company with expertise in running local government elections and elections for other Foundation Trusts. The new governor’s terms of office will start on 1 April 2021.

The newly elected governors will take part in an induction programme which will include information about their role, learning from the experience of other governors, and clarity about their responsibilities and those which are exercised by the Board of Directors.

Contact UK Engage

Tel: 0345 209 3770


2021 Council of Governors Election Portal

The deadline for completed nominations is 5.00pm on Monday 15 February 2021.


Your duties: a brief guide for NHS foundation trust governors (pdf)

For OUH staff

Information on becoming a staff governor can be found on the Foundation Trust pages of the staff intranet.