As an NHS Foundation Trust, we have established a Council of Governors which ensures that the views of our members, as well those of the wider community, are represented and to help the Trust shape its plans for the future.
The Council of Governors is made up of a number of elected and appointed governors and is chaired by the Trust’s Chairman. The Council is made up has 29 governors, each representing a constituency or group.
The role of the Council of Governors is set out in the NHS Act 2006 and as amended by the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It includes:
I’m interested in becoming a Governor, what do I do next?
The nomination process for members to stand as governors runs from Thursday 30 July 2020 to Monday 17 August 2020. Information will be sent to every member in a constituency that has a vacant seat.
The election will run from Thursday 3 September 2020 to Thursday 24 September 2020 at 5pm. (or do I insert the above table)
The declaration of results will be available after Friday 25 September 2020.
You will need to complete the nomination form and submit it by 5pm on the closing date Monday 17 August 2020.
The nomination form and governor awareness pack will be available soon.
You will need to be a member in order to stand for election. If you are not currently a member but would like to be please click here.
If you have any questions or would like any further information about the Council of Governors or becoming a member or governor, please contact the Corporate Governance Team by emailing: MerseycareCoG@merseycare.nhs.uk