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Governor Elections

Governor Nominations will open soon!

The Trust will be running Governor Elections with nominations opening very soon. We are aiming to go out for elections September/October 2023. This page will have all the information you need to know, from when to apply, how to vote and if your eligible. 

Governor Vacancies

The Trust has the following vacancies which are included within this round of elections - if you live in these areas and are a Trust Member you will be eligible to stand:

Public - Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset  Two vacancy 
Public - Cornwall One vacancy
Public - Devon Four vacancies
Public - Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire Three vacancies
Public - Somerset and North Somerset One vacancy

The Trust will also be advertising Staff vacancies within these elections. Seats will be confirmed after 14 September 2023. 

Election Timeline

The Trust is pleased to share the election timetable with you below very soon:

Election stage Timetable
Nominations open
Nominations close
Final date for candidate withdrawal
Elections open 
Close of elections
Declaration of results 

If you are interested in the Governor elections or want more information please contact Corrie Payne via 

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South Western Ambulance Charity

The South Western Ambulance Charity, founded in 1995, uses gifted monies to benefit those in our communities who use our service and to improve the welfare of the staff and volunteers of the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our charitable support covers Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire including Bristol and Swindon.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the care that you or your loved one has received from us in the form of a charitable donation please visit our online giving website: Donate to South Western Ambulance Charity | Give as you Live Donate