search Menu

Governor elections 2021

We’re holding governor elections this April. 

Our Governors help shape the way we work, and make sure we continue to provide the outstanding care and support services you need. 

To apply for a role, you must: 

  1. Be aged 16 or older
  2. Be a member of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  3. Belong to the constituency you wish to represent
  4. Be willing to declare your political and financial interests 

Meet our governors

Find out more about becoming a governor

Read our governor leaflet


We’re holding elections for 10 public governor roles for the following regions:

  • Bracknell (3 vacancies)
  • Reading (1 vacancy)
  • Rest of England (1 vacancy)
  • Slough (1 vacancy)
  • West Berkshire (2 vacancies)
  • Wokingham (1 vacancy)

We’re not currently taking nominations for Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead.

We also have a governor election for a non-clinical staff governor.

  • Non-clinical (1 vacancy) 

Read the Notice of Election

Submit your nomination, and vote

Nominations for all vacancies open on Monday 12 April, and close at 5pm on Tuesday 27 April.

You can submit your nomination, and cast your vote for other nominees, through the Civica Election Services (CES) votes website.

The website also has guides on how to prepare your statement.

Complete a nomination online

You can also submit our nomination by completing the printout form, and posting or emailing it to us.

Read the printable nomination form

Email ftnominations@cesvotes.com

Help with your application

If you need assistance completing the form, or you would like a copy of the form in large print, Braille, audio or another language, please contact Chloe Martyn at Civica Election Services (CES)

Call 020 8365 8909

Email chloe.martyn@cesvotes.com