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Governor Elections 2019


Have you ever thought about becoming a Governor of the Trust. As a member you can nominate yourself to become a Governor.  No special qualifications are required, but you must:

  • Be over the age of 16.
  • Have an interest in the health service.
  • Be willing to act in the best interests of the Trust, and abide by the values of the Trust and Nolan principles of public life.
  • Have good interpersonal skills as you will need to talk to others.

Further information about the role of the Governor can be found here.

Not a member yet? Click here and complete an application form.  You will then be able to nominate yourself to become a Governor. 

Vacant Seats

The Trust will be holding elections to the Council of Governors of the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for the following positions.

7 Public Governors in the following constituencies:

  • City of York (2 vacancies)
  • Ryedale & East Yorkshire (1 vacancy)
  • Selby (2 vacancies)
  • Bridlington (1 vacancy) 
  • Hambleton (1 vacancy)

2 Staff Governors in the following constituencies:

  • Scarborough & Bridlington (1 vacancy)
  • Community (1 vacancy)

The Election Process

From Friday 12 July, a nomination form to stand for election to these positions can be obtained from the Returning Officer in the following ways:

  • Tel:     0208 889 9203
  • Email:
  • Text:   Text 2FT YO and your name and address to 88802
  • Post:   Electoral Reform Services Limited, The Election Centre 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW          

Or they can be downloaded from our website in the "Downloads" section at the top of this page.

The deadline for nominations for the above election will be 5pm on Thursday 8 August 2019.

Ballot papers will be distributed to qualifying members on Monday 2 September 2019.  Completed ballot papers must be received by the Independent Scrutineer by 5pm on Thursday 26 September 2019.

The regulations governing this election can be obtained from Electoral Reform Services Ltd (address as above).

The Independent Scrutineer for these elections is Electoral Reform Services Ltd (address as above).

The Returning Officer for these elections is Robina Mirza of Electoral Reform Services Ltd (address as above).

Further Information

If you have queries about becoming a member of the Council of Governors please contact:

Lynda Provins, Foundation Trust Secretary


Tel: 01904 725076

Tracy Astley, Assistant to FT Secretary


Tel: 01904 721925

Previous Elections


Nomination Form

Statement Information

Governor Information Pack


Nominations open 12 July

Nominations close 8 August

Voting opens 2 September

Voting closes 26 September

Election results declared 27 September


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