Governor elections

Our 25 Governors represent the interests of the members and the general public, and they hold the Non-Executive Directors to account for the performance of the Board.

Would you like to play a part in the future of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust? Put your name forward to become a Governor.

The Trust is committed to being an exceptional provider of healthcare.  As an elected Governor, you would make a creative contribution to the life of the Trust and be involved in representing the interests of your local community.

2018 By-Election

The Notice of Election for the 2018 By-Election will be published on Wednesday 9 May. Click here to view.

Timetable for the 2018 By-Election:

Last Day for Publication of Notice of Election     09/05/2018

Click here to view the Statement of Nominations for the forthcoming elections.

Click here to view the Notice of Poll/Issue of ballot packs for the elections.

The following candidates have been elected unopposed:

Deadline for receipt of nominations                      25/05/2018
Publication of Statement of Nominations             29/05/2018
Deadline for candidate withdrawals                      31/05/2018
Notice of Poll/Issue of ballot packs                      12/06/2018
Close of Poll 5.00pm                                            05/07/2018
Count and Declaration of Result                          06/07/2018

To view the results for Staff – Other Clinical, click here and Public – Rest of England, click here.

2017 Election results

Find out more

The next round of elections will commence in the autumn for new Governors to join the Council on 1 January 2019.  There will be vacancies for Governors in the following public constituencies and staff class:

Public – Harrogate and surrounding villages – two seats

Public – Knaresborough and East District – one seat

Staff – Medical Practitioners – one seat

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, find out more by contacting Angie Colvin, Corporate Affairs and Membership Manager via email at angie.colvin@hdft.nhs.uk or by phone 01423 554489.

Useful documents

Contact us

If you require further information on the election process, please contact:

Angie Colvin, Corporate Affairs and Membership Manager: 01423 554489 or angie.colvin@hdft.nhs.uk.