Welcome to the Council of Governors webpages.
Please use the links to the left to view information about the role of the Governors, agendas and minutes from our meetings, find out about our Committees and read about past Annual Members' Meetings / Annual General Meetings.
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Elections are to be held for the Council of Governors of the East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust in the Ashford and the Folkestone & Hythe constituencies - one vacancy per constituency. To nominate yourself to stand in the election please see the details on the Notification of Election - here.
Governors play an essential role in bringing the voice of the local population to the Trust Board and holding the Non-Executive Directors to account for the performance of the Board. You can find out more about the role by clicking above on 'What do the Council of Governors do?' or call 01233 651891 to discuss with Amanda Bedford, the Governor and Membership Lead.
Jane Martin and Carl Plummer have been elected as Public Governors representing the Ashford and Folkestone & Hythe Constituencies respectively. Their terms of office commenced immediately and will end on 28 February 2021.
The following have been elected as Governors with terms of office commencing on 1 March 2020 and ending on 28 February 2023:
Graeme Sergeant - Public Governor, Canterbury
John East - Public Governor, Dover (re-elected)
Rebekah Marks-Hubbard - Public Governor, Fokestone & Hythe - withdrawn, a new election will take place early next year.
Paul Schofield - Public Governor, Thanet
Marcella Warburton - Public Governor Thanet (re-elected)
Julie Pain - Staff Governor
Sally Wilson - Staff Governor
Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone & Hythe, Thanet, Staff.
Notice is hereby given that elections will be held for the Council of Governors for East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. There will be elections for both Public and Staff Governors.
Download the Notice of Election
Download the Notice of Poll
If you are interested in becoming a Governor, you can find out more from Amanda Bedford, Governor and Membership Lead, on 01233 651891 or via email@example.com email.
Click on the photos below to find out more about your Governors:
You can contact the council of governors by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter to:
The Council of Governors Membership Office
c/o Chief Executive's Office, Trust Offices
William Harvey Hospital
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