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Governor Elections

Election to the Council of Governors will be coming soon 15 November 2021!

The Trust will be going live with Governor elections on 15 November 2021. 

The seats included within this round of elections are as follows:

  • Two seats in Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset 
  • One seat in the Isles of Scilly 
  • Three seats in Somerset and North Somerset 
  • One seat in Dorset 
  • One seat in Devon
  • Two seats in Wiltshire and Swindon.

The Council of Governors also has vacancies in staff and appointed seats highlighted below, we will be aiming to include these on the next round of elections:

  • Staff seat in UCS
  • Staff seat in A&E North 
  • Appointed seat for Youth
  • Appointed seat for Youth 
  • Appointed seat for Charitable Organisation
  • Appointed seat for Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Appointed seat for NHS Mental Health Partnership

If you are interested in standing, have any questions or require 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: