Governor elections

Our 24 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 Election

Please click here to view the Election Results for Harrogate and Surrounding Villages.

Tony Doveston and Martin Dennys are duly elected as Governors for Harrogate and Surrounding Villages.

Please click here to view the Election Results for Knaresborough and East District.

John Batt is duly elected as Governor for Knaresborough and East District.

Please click here to view the Declaration of Candidates Elected Unopposed.

Helen Stewart is duly elected as Staff Governor for Nursing and Midwifery.

The Notice of Election for the 2018 Election was published on Friday 12 October.  There were vacancies for Governors in the following public constituencies and staff classes:

Public – Harrogate and surrounding villages – two seats

Public – Knaresborough and East District – one seat

Staff – Medical Practitioners – one seat

Staff – Nursing and Midwifery – one seat

A By-Election will be held mid-year for the vacant Medical Practitioners seat.

Find out more

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.