Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Council of Governors Election

Notice is hereby given that elections will be held for the Council of Governors for Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Elections are to be held for the following number of Governors in the following constituencies and classes:

Constituency and Class Number of Seats
Public – Barnsley 5
Public – Out of Area 1

To stand for election you must be a member of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust within the constituency and class for which you wish to stand as a candidate. If you do not know which constituency or class you are in, please contact the Returning Officer at the address below.

Nominations may be completed online or returned by post or email. To access the online nomination portal or download a nomination form in PDF format please visit

If you would like a form to be sent to you by post or email, please contact UK Engage between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Tel: 0345 209 3770
  • Fax: 0161 209 4804
  • Email:
  • Post: UK Engage, Image House, 10 Acorn Business Park, Heaton Lane, Stockport SK4 1AS

Completed nominations must be received by the Returning Officer no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday, 30 March 2022. Please do not return nomination papers to the Trust offices. If you are sending your form by post, please allow sufficient time for it to arrive before the deadline.

To participate in the election as a candidate or voter you must be a member of the Trust on or before the closing date for the receipt of nominations.

Notice of withdrawal of candidates must be given to the Returning Officer in writing by 5.00pm on Monday, 4 April 2022 at the address given for delivery of nominations.

In the event of a contested election a ballot will be held, and details will be sent by post or email to qualifying members. Completed votes must be received by the Returning Officer no later than the close of poll at 5.00pm on Thursday, 12 May 2022.

Information provided by Craig Poyser, Returning Officer, Monday, 14 March 2022

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