Governors

Members’ views are represented at the Council of Governors by governors who are elected and appointed for specific groups of members, known as constituencies.

Governors have an important role to play in NHS foundation trusts. They are responsible for representing the interests of the Trust's members and the public and partner organisations in the governance of the Trust.

CNWL has 43 governors, representing five constituencies, as shown below. Ketan Sheth is the appointed Lead Governor.

If you would like to contact a governor, email governor.cnwl@nhs.net

Appointed governors

This constituency represented local organisations such as other NHS trusts, local authorities and voluntary services. These Governors are appointed to their role, rather than through election as in the other constituencies.
View a list of current appointed governors

Elected governors representing carers

This constituency is open to people aged over 16 years who care for a service user of the Trust.
View a list of current carer governors

Elected governors representing public members

This constituency is open to people aged over 16 years who are resident of England and Wales.
View a list of current public governors

Elected governors representing service users

This constituency is open to people aged over 16 years who has used the Trust's services within the last three years. There are two sub-categories of the constituency based on the geography of the Trust.
View a list of current service user governors

Elected governors representing staff members

All staff are automatically members unless they choose to opt-out. Staff membership is also open to employees of partner organisations where they are managed within Trust services and have been in post for more than 12 months. The staff constituency has the following sub-categories: medical staff, nursing staff (including healthcare assistants), allied health professionals, social care staff and other (non-clinical) staff.
View a list of current staff governors