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MKUH Council of Governor elections   

Have you ever considered nominating yourself to become a Governor of our hospital?

Milton Keynes University Hospital’s Council of Governors is holding elections in October 2021 and nominations are now open to fill these vital roles for the Trust.

As a Governor, you will be one of the voices representing our members during these challenging times for our Trust and the NHS. You will have the opportunity to help shape the future of our Trust as an exciting new expansion programme is developed, designed to look after our growing local population. In this role you can also seek and share the views of our members to help improve the experience our patients receive.

If this sounds like something you would like to do, the Trust encourages you to consider putting yourself forward for nominations by registering by an online nomination form, which you can access by clicking here – or download a nomination pack. Alternatively, you can request a nomination pack by phone (0345 209 3770) or email [email protected] or you can write to UK Engage, Image House, 10 Acorn Business Park, Heaton Lane, Stockport SK4 1AS. 

Of the total of seven seats up for election next month, six are public seats in the following constituencies:

  • North – one seat
  • Northwest and Central – one seat
  • South – one seat
  • Southwest – one seat
  • Outer Catchment Area – one seat
  • Extended Area – one seat

The seventh seat is a staff governor seat – under the ‘Non-clinical staff groups eg admin & clerical, estates, finance, HR, management’ group (please note only staff can stand for this seat).

All nominations need to be registered by 5pm on Tuesday 21 September. Once all the nominations are confirmed, voting will take place between 6-29 October.

External organisation UK Engage will be managing this election on the Trust’s behalf as Returning Officer.

For a full list of vacant seats and constituencies please click through to the Notice of ElectionFor more information on governors, click here.

Visit hub.ukevote.uk/mkuh to access all the information you will need about this election. If you have any other questions about the nomination process, please contact UK Engage.