COVID-19 information

Visiting is once again welcomed at The Walton Centre. So that we can safely reintroduce visiting, visits should be pre-booked with an allocated appointment slot.

General safety measures remain in place at The Walton Centre - and in our other clinic settings within the community – until further notice. 

Notice of elections to the Council of Governors 2022

Elections open on Monday 6 June. Details of how to nominate and vote in the elections are available here and will also be sent to members.

If you are interested in becoming a Public Governor you will need to be a member of the Trust, be 16 years or older and live or work within one of the following constituencies:

Merseyside (five vacancies)
Includes all districts and electoral wards within Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral

Cheshire (one vacancy)
Includes all districts and electoral wards within Chester, Congleton, Crewe and Nantwich, Ellesmere Port and Neston, Macclesfield, Vale Royal, Warrington and Halton

North Wales (one vacancy)
Includes all districts and electoral wards within Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Angelsey and Wrexham

The Rest of England and Wales (two vacancies)
Includes those areas not detailed above.

Medical Staff (one vacancy)
For Registered medical practitioners

Nominations will close on 11 July 2022 and the voting stage for nominated candidates will begin on 28 July 2022.

You can nominate yourself to be a governor from Monday 6 June 2021 in the following ways: 

If you are not a member of the Trust and would like to stand for election or vote in the elections you can join by completing an application form before 11 July 2022. https://secure.membra.co.uk/WaltonCentreApplicationForm

Do you have questions?
Join us on 21 June 2022 at 5pm when Katharine Dowson, Trust Corporate Secretary, will explain the role of a Governor, how you can stand for election and answer any questions you have. Find out more information on how to register for the event.

You can also find out more information about what it means to be a Governors https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-foundation-trust-governors-a-brief-guide-to-your-duties 

If you are a member of the Trust and your details have changed please email wcft.membership-DL@nhs.net 

For more information

https://www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk/get-involved/membership.htm

https://www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk/about-us/council-of-governors.htm

https://www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk/about-us/meetings-and-committees.htm

Page last updated: 06 June 2022