Election to the Council of Governors

Governor Election 2021

Statement of Nominated Candidates

Notice of Election

Notice of Poll

Report of Voting

Election Stage Notable Dates:

It has been agreed to extend the election timeline by one week.

This means that you have an opportunity to nominate yourself until Friday, 29 January 2021. Please see below the table with the old timelines and the revised extended election timelines.


Notice of Election / nomination open Thursday, 7 Jan 2021 No change
Nominations deadline Friday, 22 Jan 2021 Friday, 29 Jan 2021
Summary of valid nominated candidates published Monday, 25 Jan 2021 Monday 1 Feb 2021
Final date for candidate withdrawal Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 Wednesday 3 Feb 2021
Notice of Poll published Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021 Wednesday 17 Feb 2021
Voting packs dispatched Thursday, 11 Feb 2021 Thursday 18 Feb 2021
Close of election Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 Wednesday 10 March 2021
Declaration of results Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 Thursday 11 March 2021

Public Elected Constituencies with vacancies:

Blackpool Constituency: 4 vacancies

Fylde Constituency: 2 vacancies

Wyre Constituency: 1 vacancy

Staff Constituencies with vacancies:

Medical & Dental: 1 vacancy

Non-Clinical Support: 1 vacancy

Nursing and Midwifery: 1 vacancy

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If you have any queries about the election process or wish to speak with someone about standing as a Governor, please call the Corporate Governance Team on 01253 951505 or email: bfwh.members@nhs.net

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