Council of Governors
Foundation Trusts have a Council of Governors which is made up of appointed Governors and elected public and staff Governors.
21st January 2020
17th March 2020
15th July 2020
13th October 2020
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If you would like more information about the Council of Governors please contact the Director of Corporate Governance Susan.Simpson19@nhs.net
What are Foundation Trusts?
Our services will still be the same as they are now but as an FT we have more freedom to decide how to run our affairs and deliver services and members of our FT will have a greater say about how the Hospital is run.
Foundation Trusts are:
As an FT we will be supported by members. As we have had aspirations to become a FT for some time, we have been recruiting an active Membership and now have over 6,000 public members. Membership is open to all individuals over 14 years of age who live within our public membership constituency, irrespective of gender, social status, race, political aspirations, disability or religion.
Council of Governors Election Results