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Governors

The Council of Governors consists of 17 public governors and 5 staff governors who have all been elected by the membership of their constituencies. It also includes nominated representatives from the Local Authority, University and other partnership organisations.

You can find out more about the role of our governors here.

If you would like to contact any of the governors, email governors@york.nhs.uk stating the name of the governor you wish to contact.

Below you will find a list of our current governors.  Click on the images below to find out more about your local governor.

Elected Governors - Public


Sally Light

Sally Light

City of York

Helen Fields

Helen Fields

City of York

Rukmal Abeysekera

Rukmal Abeysekera

City of York

Michael Reakes

Michael Reakes

City of York

Beth Dale

Beth Dale

City of York

Angela Walker

Angela Walker

East Coast of Yorkshire

Josie Walker

Josie Walker

East Coast of Yorkshire

Ian Holland Mackay

Ian Mackay Holland

East Coast of Yorkshire

Bernard Chalk

Bernard Chalk

East Coast of Yorkshire

Keith Dobbie

Keith Dobbie

East Coast of Yorkshire

Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson

Hambleton District

Alastair Falconer

Alastair Falconer

Ryedale & East Yorkshire

Sue Smith

Sue Smith

Ryedale & East Yorkshire

David Wright

David Wright

Ryedale & East Yorkshire

Keith Dawson

Keith Dawson

Selby

Doug Calvert

Doug Calvert

Selby

Amit Bhagwat

Amit Bhagwat

Out of Area


Appointed Governors - Partner Organisations


Gerry Richardson

Gerry Richardson

University of York

Chris Pearson

Chris Pearson

North Yorkshire County Council

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

YTHFM LLP

Dawn Clements

Dawn Clements

Hospice Movement

Vacant

Vacancy

Charity Organisation


Elected Governors - Staff


Byron Stevenson-Wightwick

Byron Stevenson-Wightwick

Scarborough and Bridlington

Maya Liversidge

Maya Liversidge

Scarborough & Bridlington

Mick Lee

Mick Lee

York

Vanessa Muna

Vanessa Muna

York

Sharon Hurst

Sharon Hurst

Community

The report on the results of the 2021 governor elections is available here.

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York Emergency Department (A&E)

The current entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E) is closed and a new entrance at the south of the building is in operation.

Arrive at Entrance 1, the main entrance to York Hospital signposted from Wigginton Road, and park in the multi-storey car park.  A new pedestrian exit has been created at the end of the car park. Follow the green line on the floor to the emergency department. Please see our website news for more information about arrivals to A&E.