Elections

Elections for the Council of Governors (CoG) are held on an annual basis. The CoG is made up of 26 governors, some of which are publicly elected, others are appointed by partner organisations.

Composition of the Council of Governors

Public governors are elected by public members, staff governors are elected by staff members and stakeholder governors are nominated by partner organisations. The 26 seats in total consist of:

FANCY THE CHANCE TO INFLUENCE HEALTH DECISIONS AS A LOCAL HOSPITAL GOVERNOR?

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust is looking for prospective staff governors and hospital governors in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire ahead of its elections. To find out more about this role, come along to our governor roadshows where there will be an opportunity to meet the Trust Chair or a non-executive director and a current local governor.

Date Time Venue
Monday 25th February 5.30-7pm Fleming Room, Butterwick House, Scunthorpe General Hospital
Wednesday 27th February 1.30-3pm Lecture Theatre, Education Centre,
Diana Princess of Wales Hospital
Thursday 28th February 5.30-7pm Conference Room, Goole & District Hospital
Monday 4th
March
12.30-2pm Harvey Room, Butterwick House, Scunthorpe General Hospital
Wednesday 6th
March
5.30pm to 7pm Lecture Theatre, Education Centre,
Diana Princess of Wales Hospital
Friday 8th March 10.30-12pm Conference Room, Goole & District Hospital

Roadshows start promptly at the times given. Please note these will be cancelled if we do not receive advance bookings for the sessions. To book your place, contact the Foundation Trust office via email nlg-tr.FoundationTrustOffice@nhs.net or call 03033 302852.

ANNUAL PUBLIC GOVERNOR ELECTIONS 2019

Calling all Trust Members!
Do we have your e-mail addresses for electronic voting?

That’s right – electronic elections! We are again hoping to run the majority of our annual Governor elections electronically. This brings efficiencies in communication and much needed cost savings in printing and postage. Current members can provide their e-mail address direct to the membership office on nlg-tr.FoundationTrustOffice@nhs.net or call 03033 302852.

Our current public governor elections are for the following governor seats:

Constituency Seats
North Lincolnshire 2
East & West Lindsey 1
Goole & Howdenshire 1

The elections will commence on Monday 1st April 2019 and run through until 5pm on Thursday 25th April 2019. Other key dates are outlined below:

Event Date
Publication of notice of election 27th February 2019
Deadline for receipt of nominations 15th March 2019
Publication of statement of nominations 18th March 2019
Deadline for candidate withdrawals 20th March 2019
Notice of poll/Issue of ballot packs 1st April 2019
Close of poll 25th April 2019
Declaration of result 26th April 2019

Want to know more about the Governor role?

NHS Providers (who are the membership organisation for NHS public provider trusts), have produced ‘So you are thinking about becoming a governor’ and further governor details are available on their website using the following link:
So you are thinking about becoming a governor?

You can download the governor role requirements document (pdf) using the following link:
Governor role requirements document (232kb)

2018 November Election Results

2017 December Election Results

2016 December Election Results

2016 November Election Results

2016 April Bi-Election Results

2015 Annual Election Results