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Your Governors

The Council of Governors for the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is made up of 26 governors - four staff and 18 public governors. 

Governors are elected to serve as a representative of their constituency usually for three years. 

Who are your governors and what do they do? 

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and have a say in the future of your NHS!

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Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital
St Peters Road


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Council of Governors Elections 2017

The results from the 2017 Elections are in! 

Find out more...

Your Hospitals - Winter 2016

Read the new edition of Your Hospitals magazine. It’s packed with our latest news; advice and tips on staying healthy; and information about the right place to get care and treatment urgently.

In this edition:

  • News: a round-up of the latest hospitals headline
  • Special delivery: the babies born weeks early
  • Transforming health and social care in Kent and Medway: Tell us what you think our priorities should be
  • The gift of life: Ryan's amazing story of a friend's kidney donation
  • Mick's new lease of life: how advances in treatment for heart conditions are helping Margate resident Mick Tomlinson
  • Don't look back: We're busting back pain myths
  • Health help this winter: The right way to stave off winter bugs
  • Take part: getting involved with your hospitals
  • Your governors: Meet the people who represent you

You can read Your Hospitals magazine online or pick up a copy FREE from GP surgeries, pharmacies, clinics and supermarkets near you.

Find out about all the latest membership news and events


We value the involvement of local people as volunteers in activities that enhance the quality of life for our patients, visitors, carers, and also support the staff in delivery high quality health care.

Volunteers are involved in many areas of our services, such as meeting and greeting, assisting our staff with administration, directing patients around the hospital to name just a few.

The range of opportunities continually changes so we are sure to find you something you will enjoy.

Please take a look at our current volunteer opportunities

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