Are you interested in becoming a governor of your NHS trust? November 9th, 2012 admin Latest News Shares Comments Are you interested in becoming a governor of your NHS trust? Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is hosting a series of events for people who are interested in becoming a governor of the Trust. Across Southport, Formby, West Lancashire and beyond, the Trust currently has around 1600 members. Once appointed, governors will act as the main poin= t of contact for those members and will meet in public several times a year to feedback members’ views to the Board of Directors. The Council of Gover= nors will act in a shadow role until the Trust is authorised as a foundatio n trust. There will soon be elections for public governors to represent the views of members in the following areas: Southport Formby and Maghull Ormskirk and Western Parishes Skelmersdale and Southern Parishes Northern Parishes Rest of England and Wales Anyone over the age of 18 can nominate themselves for election if they are a member. Nominees can only stand for election in the constituency in which they live Four events will be held across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire: Monday 19 November, 6.30 – 7.30pm Edge Hill University, The Business School, Ormskirk L39 4QP Tuesday 27 November, 6.30 – 7.30pm Formby Christian Fellowship, Church Road, Formby L37 3NB Wednesday 5 December, 6.30 – 7.30 Southport Family Life Centre, Ash Street, Southport PR8 6JH Wednesday 12 December, 6.30 – 7.30 Tarleton Academy, Hesketh Lane, Tarleton PR4 6AQ If you would like to attend any of these events please let us know by phoning 01704 704714 or e-mail [email protected][email protected]> All are welcome to attend but they must be a member in order to stand as a governor. Join for free at www.southportandormskirk.nhs.uk<http://www.south= portandormskirk.nhs.uk/> or by phoning the above number. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!