We hold elections every year for our Council of Governors. If you're a member, you can vote for governors to represent you and your local area.

We've counted the votes for our 2019 public governor elections. Click here to see the results.

We are currently holding elections for staff governors and have vacancies for the following staff groups:

  • Registered health and social care professionals - 2 
  • Medical - 1 
  • Registered nurses - 2
  • Unregistered nurses, health and social care professionals - 1

The key dates for nominations and voting can also be found below. Click here to apply and for more information.

Key dates
Event Staff governors

Publication of notice of election

Thursday 5 September
Deadline for nominations Monday 23 September
Publication of statement of
Tuesday 24 September
Deadline for candidate
Thursday 26 September
Issue of ballot packs Tuesday 8 October
Close of poll – 5pm Thursday 31 October
Declaration of results Friday 1 November

For more information about governor elections, please contact ftmembership.penninecare@nhs.net