Elections to the Council of Governors
Later in the year we will be holding elections to our Council of Governors. There will be elections in the following constituencies: Kingston, Richmond, Elmbridge, Wandsworth, Merton, Sutton, rest of Surrey & Greater London as well as for Staff Governors.
We will be holding information sessions on the following dates:
If you are interested in standing for election, please contact FTMembership@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk or call 020 8934 2145 to find out more and book a place.
Council of Governors
Foundation Trusts have a Council of Governors which is made up of appointed Governors and elected public and staff Governors.
All Council of Governors meetings start at 6pm and finish at 8pm and are held in Lecture Theatre 1
For our latest Membership EBulletins please click here
Our Council of Governors profiles are available here.
If you would like more information about the Council of Governors please contact the Company Secretary Susan.Simpson@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk or Assistant Company Secretary, Lucy.Carter@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk
What are Foundation Trusts?
Our services will still be the same as they are now but as an FT we have more freedom to decide how to run our affairs and deliver services and members of our FT will have a greater say about how the Hospital is run.
Foundation Trusts are:
As an FT we will be supported by members. As we have had aspirations to become a FT for some time, we have been recruiting an active Membership and now have over 6,000 public members. Membership is open to all individuals over 14 years of age who live within our public membership constituency, irrespective of gender, social status, race, political aspirations, disability or religion.
Council of Governors Election Results