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Elections to the Council of Governors at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Elections to the Council of Governors at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust 

The role of the Council  is important - they ensure that the views of our wider community are taken into account in providing and developing our services. 
Elections to the Council of Governors take place on an annual basis in the relevant constituencies and are held between July and October each year.
Please note that individuals standing for Governor must be a member of the Foundation Trust in order to stand for election and, to register as a member, please complete the membership form. 
Governor Elections - 2023
It is really important that we have governors representing all areas served by the Trust. We are holding elections in the following constituency for a 3-year term of office:
  • Public – Heatons & Stockport West (4 seats)

We are also holding a by-election in the following constituencies:

  • Public – Tame Valley & Werneth (2 seats, 1-year term of office)
  • Public – Marple & Hazel Grove (1 seat, 2-year term of office)

Nominations open on Wednesday 12 July 2023 and close at 5pm on Wednesday 9 August 2023.

How to apply

To be a governor you must be a member of the Trust. To find out more information about the elections, the role of a Governor or to complete a nomination form online, visit: www.cesvotes.com/stockport2023 or contact the Membership Team on 0161 419 5164 or membership@stockport.nhs.uk    

If you would like a hard copy nomination form, please contact the Returning Officer, Abi Walcott-Daniel, as follows:

Telephone:  020 889 9203

Email:  ftnominationenquiries@cesvotes.com

Post:  Civica Election Services, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW
For further information, please contact the Membership Team on 0161 419 5164/5166 or membership@stockport.nhs.uk 
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