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Could you be a governor of the Trust?

Elections to the Council of Governors at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust are taking place in March 2016.

There are 15 patient, public and staff governor seats up for election, and anyone interested in making a positive contribution to the future of our hospitals is invited to put their name forward.

Governors at UH Bristol play a key part in ensuring our hospitals are effectively governed and they describe their role as rewarding and enjoyable. For further information:

What does a governor do? Click here to find out more about governors' responsibilities.

Which seats are available? Click here to find out which seats are up for election in 2016.

Where do I find out more?  You can see frequently asked questions by clicking here. We have put together a comprehensive Information Pack for Prospective Governors which you are welcome to download. We are also running several election information events to give you a chance to find out more about the governor role. For details of our events, or to book, please click here.

If you have any further questions about the governor role or about standing for election, please contact University Hospitals Bristol Membership Team by phone on 0117 342 3763 or email

Nominations will be open from 7 March 2016 to 6 April 2016, and a ballot will take place from 28 April 2016 to 24 May 2016.


2014 Governor Elections

The results for the contested seats can be viewed here: University Hospitals Bristol Governor Election Results 2014. You can also View the Uncontested Report to see the candidates who have been elected unopposed. Click here to view a list of nominees and their statements for the 2014 Elections. You can see here the Notice of Poll, Statement of Candidates, and Notice of Election.

2013 Governor Elections

View the results from the last elections in 2013: View the election results for the contested seats.

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