go

Royal Berkshire Hospital Trust gears up for elections

William Walker

Reporter:

William Walker

Contact:

01635 886641

Elections are to begin next month to fill nine posts for the council of governors at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

The election, which is postal-only, will be officially launched on Thursday for the constituencies of Reading, East and West Berkshire, Wokingham and South Oxfordshire, and the deadline for completed forms must be returned by Tuesday, May 5. 

If there is more than one candidate nominated a further vote will be held on May 27, with the winner to be decided by June 22.

The council of governors holds the board to account and represents the community, stakeholders and the 23,000 members of the trust. It is responsible for appointing the chairman, non-executive directors and auditors.

Further information on the role and election process is available on the trust’s website where nomination forms can be downloaded. 

Alternatively, forms are also available from John Box, Electoral Reform Services Ltd. The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW.

Potential applicants can email queries to the interim trust secretary Caroline Lynch at caroline.lynch@royalberkshire. nhs.uk

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

Home

Next round of A339 roadworks to begin on Monday
News

Next round of A339 roadworks through Newbury to begin on Monday

Series of lane and overnight road closures scheduled until mid-October

 
Twin town's vane gift
News

Twin town's vane gift

A copy of the weather vane at the top of St Mary's Church was presented to mayor of Cormicy

 
News

Real ales and cider on offer at Rowbarge festival

 
News

Newbury man attacked for protecting his friend in a wheelchair recounts ordeal

 
News

Businesses do the rounders for hospital appeal