Notice of Election

Published: 3 January 2018

Notice is hereby given that elections will be held for the Council of Governors for Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust. Elections are to be held for the following number of Governors in the following constituencies and classes:

Constituency and classNumber of seats
Public – Teignbridge3
Public – Torbay3
Staff – Acute Clinical2

To stand for election you must be a member of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust within the constituency and class for which you wish to stand as a candidate. If you do not know which constituency or class you are in, please contact the Returning Officer at the address below.

Nominations may be completed online or returned by post, email or fax. To access the online nomination portal or download a nomination form in PDF or Microsoft Word format please visit

If you would like a form to be sent to you by post or email please contact UK Engage between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Tel: 0345 209 3770
Fax: 0161 209 4804
Post: UK Engage, Image House, 10 Acorn Business Park, Heaton Lane, Stockport SK4 1AS

Completed nominations must be received by the Returning Officer no later than 5pm on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Please do not return nomination papers to the Trust offices. If you are sending your form by post please allow sufficient time for it to arrive before the deadline.

In order to participate in the election as a candidate or voter you must be a member of the Trust on or before the closing date for the receipt of nominations.

Notice of withdrawal of candidates must be given to the Returning Officer in writing by 5pm on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at the address given for delivery of nominations.

In the event of a contested election a ballot will be held and details will be sent by post or email to qualifying members. Completed votes must be received by the Returning Officer no later than the close of poll at 5pm on Tuesday, 27 February 2018.

Craig Poyser
Returning Officer
7 December 2016