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The Council of Governors

The Council plays a crucial role in representing the needs and ideas of the community. It has important duties such as the appointment of the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust Board, including the Chair of the Trust. Governors attend meetings of the Council and can influence the way the Trust delivers services by contributing views on behalf of the members who elect them.

Governors' duties include:

  • Appointing and, if appropriate, removing the Chair and other Non-Executive Directors
  • Deciding the remuneration and allowances and other terms and conditions of office of the Chair and the other Non-Executive Directors
  • Approving any new appointment of a Chief Executive
  • Holding the Non-Executive Directors, individually and collectively, to account for the performance of the Board of Directors
  • Representing the interests of the members of the Trust as a whole and the interests of the public.

Notice of Elections

We are holding elections for vacancies on the Council of Governors. Governors are elected by Members of the Trust and information on how to vote is set out below.

 Elections have opened for the following vacancies on the Council of Governors.  

 

Constituency

Vacancies

Term Length

Public Governor

Reading

3

Until July 2023

Wokingham

1

Until July 2023

Wokingham

1

Until July 2021

East Berkshire & Borders

1

Until July 2023

East Berkshire & Borders

1

Until July 2022

West Berkshire & Borders

1

Until July 2021

Staff Governor

Medical/Dental

1

Until July 2023

Nursing/Midwifery

1

Until July 2021

Allied Health Professionals / Scientific

1

Until July 2023

 

Voting for the Wokingham Seats open on the 8 September.  Members from the Wokingham Constituency will be sent a voting form that can be completed online or by returning the form by post to:

Civica Election Services
The Election Centre
33 Clarendon Road
LONDON N8 0NW

 The following are the key election dates:

  • Launch and nomination forms available: 3 August 2020
  • Closing date for receipt of nominations: 18 August 2020
  • Notice of poll: 7 September 2020
  • Voting opens: 8 September 2020
  • Results announced: 29 September 2020

 

 

Useful contacts

Hannah Travers
Deputy Trust Secretary

Corporate Governance Office, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Craven Road, RG1 5AN

0118 322 5364

Hannah.travers@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

 

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