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Public/Staff Governor Election 2023 – the process commences on 9 January

The Trust gives notice that it will hold elections to the Council of Governors for Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which includes Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital.

Elections are to be held for the following number of governors in the following Public and Staff Constituencies: Nomination opened on 9 January 2023 and will close on 7 February 2023 at 5pm. If contested the ballot papers will be issued to the Trust Members in the eligible constituencies on 28 February. The polls closes at 5pm on Monday 27 March 2023.

Public Governor vacancies:

Public – Bedford Borough (and it’s surrounding counties) – 5 seats : Information have been sent to eligible Foundation Trust Public members. If you wish to become a public governor, but are not members, please sign up for free using our online form.

Staff Governor vacancies:

Staff – Nursing & Midwifery (including Healthcare Assistants) (at Bedford site) -1 seat

Staff – Medical & Dental (at Bedford site) – 1 seat

Staff – Non Clinical (Admin, Clerical, Managers, Ancillary & Maintenance) (at Bedford site) – 1 seat

Staff – Registered Volunteers – Cross site – 1 seat

All the elected candidates will serve a 2.5 year term commencing April 2023.

Notice of Election

Nominations may be completed online or returned by post or email. You can also nominate on the online nomination portal