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2021 Elections to the Council of Governors – King’s College Hospital

At King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, our Council of Governors play a vital role in giving a voice to our patients, members of the public, staff and partner organisations, so that they may help shape the services we deliver and ensure that those services meet the needs of the communities we serve.


Nominations Now Open!

Nominations are now open for our 2021 governor elections in the following constituencies:


  • Public (Lambeth) – 3 vacancies
  • Public (Southwark) – 3 vacancies
  • Patient – 4 vacancies
  • Staff (Nursing & Midwifery) – 1 vacancy
  • Staff (Allied Health Professionals) – 1 vacancy
  • Staff (Medical & Dentistry) – 1 vacancy
  • Staff (Admin Clerical & Management) – 1 vacancy



If you are passionate about your local health services, are a Lambeth or Southwark resident, have been a patient of King’s, or are a carer for a King’s patient or are a member of staff in one of the above groups and would like to be the voice of your local community, please consider standing as a governor.


Nomination forms can be downloaded, completed and submitted on our dedicated election portal: www.cesvotes.com/Kings2021. Alternatively, please request a hard copy from our Returning Officer, Ciara Norris, on 020 8889 9203 or email Ciara.Hutchinson@cesvotes.com. The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Monday 8th March, 2021.


You can visit our website for more information: https://www.kch.nhs.uk/about/organisation/council-of-governors/election. You may also give us a call on 020 3299 4004 or email kch-tr.FTO@nhsnet.  


To be eligible, you must be 16 or over and a member of King’s living in a constituency in which an election is being held. If you are not yet a member of King’s, you can join free by emailing kch-tr.members@nhs.net. To be nominated and to vote in this round of elections you need to be a registered member by 5pm on Monday 8th March, 2021.


PLEASE NOTE: You are not eligible for nomination if you are currently a Governor at another NHS Foundation Trust.


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