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Council of Governors election 2021

We were delighted with the response from our members to our call for nominations for our governor vacancies.

Thank you to those members who nominated themselves to stand for election and those members that took the time to vote.

Voting has now finished. Ifyou would like a copy of the Declaration of Results for your constituency, please email ouhmembers@ouh.nhs.uk

Due to the pandemic, elections were deferred from the summer of 2020 to spring 2021.

Turnout figures are comparable to the previous two elections. The most pleasing aspect is the upturn in voting by staff members from previous years.

Foundation Trusts have found that they receive high turnout figures in the first set of elections, after this the figures tend to decline over time, however our turnout figures are comparable with other trusts.

Election turnout as a percentage of membership

Constituencies Initial election
2015 %
% By-election
2016
% 2 yr
(1st cycle)
2017
% 3yr
(2nd cycle)
2018
% 3yr**
(1st cycle)
2021
Bucks, Berks, Glos & Wilts 15   9 10 9
Cherwell 29   16 19 17
Northants & Warks 26   18 18 13
Oxford City 23   11 13 13
Rest of England and Wales 17   * 10 *
South Oxon 29 18 17 17 17
Vale of White Horse 27   17 17 18
West Oxfordshire 28 21 17 23 19
Staff - Clinical 16   5 8 12
Staff - Non-clinical 19   8 12 14

* Rest of England and Wales election takes place on a three-yearly cycle

** Due to COVID-19, elections were postponed until 2021

Elections will take place during the spring of 2022: further details will be available shortly.

Last reviewed:26 October 2021