Elections to become a Governor at Barnsley Hospital are now open. Being a Governor is a fantastic way to be involved with the running of the Trust and it doesn’t take up as much time as you might think. Only around 10 hours of your time in a year is required to attend online meetings. But, of course, you can be involved much more than this.

If you are thinking of applying to become a Governor there are a few things you need to do before you can apply.

Governor application checklist

  • RIGHT NOW
    Sign up to become a member here: Our Members – Barnsley Hospital
  • BEFORE THE END OF JANUARY
    Ask 2 people you know to be your ‘supporters’ and get them to sign up to be members
  • FROM WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY 2023
    Complete the Apply to become a Governor here election application form (available 25th Jan to 5pm 10th Feb) – you will need to tell us why people should vote for you (if the election goes to ballot), why you want to become a Governor and what experience & skills you can bring to the role.
    Upload a photo of yourself to the application site.
  • BEFORE FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2023
    Apply to become a Governor by submitting your completed form.

Firstly, you need to be a Barnsley Hospital member. If you are not already a member you can sign up here for free! You will need two supporters who are also members – they could be family, friends, colleagues, or anyone else that personally knows you.

After this, you will need to fill in this election application formonly available between 25 January and 10 February 2023.

Include a photo of yourself on the application site and submit your form!

Are you ready to join us? Apply to become a Governor here.