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Governor Elections

Governor Nominations will open 15 June 2023!

The Trust will be running Governor Elections with nominations opening 15 June 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  One vacancy 
Public - Cornwall One vacancy
Public - Devon Three vacancies
Public - Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire Three vacancies
Public - Somerset and North Somerset One vacancy
Public - Wiltshire and Swindon One vacancy
Staff - Volunteers  One vacancy

Election Timeline

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

Election stage Timetable
Nominations open 15 June 2023
Nominations close 14 July 2023
Final date for candidate withdrawal 18 July 2023
Elections open  3 August 2023
Close of elections 30 August 2023
Declaration of results  31 August 2023 

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