Governor Elections

Notice of elections - 2021

Governors bring valuable perspectives and contributions to the Trust’s activities. Importantly, governors will hold non-executive directors to account for the performance of the board and represent the interests of Trust members in the constituencies they speak for. We have more information about the roles governors play at the Trust.

Nominations are now open

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 for free by emailing the Membership team. To be nominated and to vote in this round of elections you need to be a registered member by 5pm on Monday 8 March 2021.

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

We are seeking to fill the following vacancies:

• 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

Election timetable

Nomination forms must be received by the Returning Officer by 5pm on Monday 8 March 2021.

Should any nominee wish to withdraw their nomination, this must be in writing to the Returning Officer by 5pm on Monday 15 March 2021.

For all contested constituencies, voting will open on Thursday 1 April 2021.

Voting will close at 5pm on Monday 17 May 2021.

How to stand for election

Nomination forms can be downloaded, completed and submitted on our dedicated election portal. Alternatively, please request a hard copy from our Returning Officer, Ciara Norris via email or call 020 8889 9203. After you have completed all sections of your nomination form, you can email a copy to Civica Election Services or return by post to:

Ciara Hutchinson
Civica Election Services
33 Clarendon Road
London, N8 0NW

If you require further information or guidance on completing the form, drafting your election statement or would like to check that you have completed the form correctly before you submit it, you can contact Ciara Hutchinson, Returning Officer by calling 020 8889 9203 or email

Further information