Derbyshire Community Health Service governor elections

Our Council of Governors are elected by the Trust’s membership and play a really important role in the Trust. They give our members a voice by listening to their views to shape and improve the services we provide.

Click here to view our Notice of Election 2022.

We have vacancies in the following public and staff constituencies:

  • Amber Valley, Erewash & South Derbyshire (4)
  • Bolsover, Chesterfield & North Derbyshire (1)
  • Derbyshire Dales & High Peak (2)
  • Derby City (2)
  • Nursing (1)
  • Healthcare Support, Estates & Facilities staff (2)
  • Other Healthcare Professionals (1)
  • Admin & Clerical Managers (1)

If you would like to nominate yourself as a Governor, you must be a member of DCHS. You can sign up to be a member by clicking here.

Here are just a few of the benefits of becoming a Governor:

  • Stand for your local community
  • Talk to, listen and represent our members, as well as feed information back to them
  • Contribute to our Trust’s future plans via workshops and working groups
  • Hold the Non-Executive Directors to account for the performance of the organisation

If you are interested in nominating yourself to be one of our Governors, you can read more about the role here:


Then stand for the Council of Governors in the 2022 elections! Just simply fill out the online form or download and post the paper form (public or staff) back to us at the return address.

Once your nomination has been reviewed and checked to ensure it meets our criteria you’ll have the opportunity to stand in the Governors election. Nomination forms must be received no later than 5pm on the 19 August 2022.

Need support with your Election Statement? Click here for guidance.

If you would like to get involved, we would like to support you to become one of our Governors, so please talk to us on 07870 503648 if you have any additional requirements.

The 2021 election results:

The candidates in the following constituencies were elected unopposed: