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Governor elections 2022

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We have a few public Governor seats up for election this Spring. Our Governors help shape the way we work, and make sure we continue to provide the outstanding care and support services you need. 

Find out how you can become a governor for Berkshire Healthcare.

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 

Read about our governors (opens new browser tab) 


We’re holding elections for seven (7) public governor roles for the following regions:

Constituency Number of vacancies
Slough 1
West Berkshire 1
Windsor, Ascot, and Maidenhead (WAM) 3
Wokingham 2

We’re not currently taking nominations for Reading, Bracknell or Rest of England.

We also have one (1) governor election for a clinical staff governor.

Staff type Number of vacancies
Clinical staff governor  1


Read our guide on how to become a Governor (pdf)

We’ve also put together a guide with example statements, to help you write your own election statement.

Read our guide on how to write an election statement (pdf)

Submit your nomination

Nominations for all vacancies open on Friday 1 April, and close at 5pm on Wednesday 20 April.

You can submit your nomination by completing the printout form, and emailing or posting it to CES.

Visit the CES website (opens new browser tab)

Read the printable nomination form (pdf)

Email ftnominations@cesvotes.com

Call 020 8889 9203

Post Address

Civica Election Services
The Election Centre
33 Clarendon Road
N8 0NW

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 Civica Election Services (CES).

Call 020 8365 8909

Email Abi.Walcott-Daniel@civica.co.uk

For more information about the Council of Governors, please contact, Julie Hill, Company Secretary, or Jenni Knowles, Executive Office Manager & Assistant Company Secretary.

Email Julie.hill2@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Email Jennifer.knowles@berkshire.nhs.uk