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Council of Governors Election 2017

7 July 2017

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to notify you that we are holding elections to the Trust’s Council of Governors and the Electoral Reform Service (ERS) has issued our formal notice of elections.

Below is a link to this document which contains information about the number of seats and the constituencies available, the time scales involved, information on how to request a nomination pack and where to return nomination packs should you decide to put yourself forward for the position of Governor.

 Download the Governor Election Information Document

 Download the latest Election information Document

WWL NHS FT Council of Governors play a pivotal role in working with the Trust Board of Directors and representing the views of the local community to support the decision making of the Trust Board. If you think you would make a good Governor, request your nomination form today!

The Trust will be holding two Information events which are open to Members to attend and find out more about the role, what’s involved, the time scales as well as have the opportunity to ask any questions and meet some of our current Governors.

Info Event 1 :- Monday 7th August 2017, Trust Board Room, Trust HQ on our Royal Albert Edward Infirmary site on 11-12:30pm

Info Event 2 :- Tuesday 8th August 2017, Trust Board Room, Trust HQ on our Royal Albert Edward Infirmary site on 6-8pm

If you would like any further information about the elections, or to register to attend one of our events, please contact Mr Stephen Hand, Membership & Engagement Manager, on Tel 0800 073 1477 or via email at, who would be happy to answer any questions you may have.