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​​Governor Election 2020

Voting is now open for the Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Governor Election 2020 in the West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland constituencies.  Members will receive their ballot papers by email on 9 September or in the post shortly after this date. 

The Notice of Poll for West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland is available here.

The seats for East Dorset and Staff Governors were uncontested and we are pleased to announce that the following Governors have been elected unopposed from 1 October 2020 for a term of three years:

Simon Bishop – East Dorset (second term)
Tracy Glen – Staff Governor (second term)
Neal Cleaver – Staff Governor (first term)

You can read the Declaration of Candidates Elected Unopposed here for East Dorset and for Staff Governors.

The Statement of Persons nominated is available to view  by clicking here.  Ballots will be held in the West Dorset and Weymouth & Portland constituencies.  Ballots will be emailed to members for whom we hold an email address and by post to those without email. 

The outcome of the election process will be announced on Thursday, 1 October 2020 and new Governors will be invited to attend an induction session in early October.

If you have any other questions about the election process, please contact UK Engage who are running the election on behalf of the hospital.

Visit to access all the information you may need about this election

Phone UK Engage on 0345 209 3770


Write to UK Engage, House, 10 Acorn Business Park, Heaton Lane, Stockport SK4 1AS