Our govenor election takes place between April and June 2021.

Being a governor is a real opportunity for you to have a positive impact on how we support our patients and staff, so we'd love you to come forward.

Public governor vacancies

This year we have seven public governor vacancies, which cover the following boroughs:

  • Bury
  • Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale
  • Oldham
  • Tameside and Glossop
  • Stockport

Staff governor vacancies

We have five staff governor vacancies, which cover the following staff groups:

  • Registered health and social care professionals
  • Registered nurses
  • Corporate and support

Run for governor

We've given our notice of election, meaning you've got between now and Monday 10 May to nominate yourself to run as a governor for your local area.

Submit your governor nomination.

We’d also love to have a chat if you’re interested, you can contact us on 0161 716 3374.

Key election dates

  • Notice of election - Tuesday 6 April 
  • Deadline for nominations - Monday 10 May
  • Statement of nominations - Tuesday 11 May
  • Deadline for candidate withdrawals - Thursday 13 May
  • Issue of ballot packs - Tuesday 25 May
  • Close of poll – 5pm, Thursday 24 June
  • Declaration of results - Friday, 25 June

Online governor information sessions

You can register to attend one of our online sessions to find out more about being a governor:

  • 24 February 2021 - 10 am to 11.30 am
  • 4 March 2021 - 1 to 2.30 pm
  • 18 March 2021 - 1 to 2.30 pm (staff only)
  • 31 March 2021 - 10 to 11.30 am
  • 22 April 2021 - 10 to 11.30 am

Contact us on ftmembership.penninecare@nhs.net to register for a session.

Register to vote online

This year our elections will be entirely online, so we need your email address if you’d like to take part. This also helps us to stay in touch with you. 

Click here to register to vote. When prompted click the 'register my email address’ option and enter your details, including your membership reference (P followed by a number).