Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.

Visiting: Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit. 

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Become a Governor

note book with pencil What does being a Governor involve?

The Council of Governors allows members to become more involved in the work of the Trust. They represent the views of trust members, and the public, and have a say in the future delivery and development of services at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This provides a really important opportunity to learn more about Nottinghamshire Healthcare. Being a Governor gives a real sense of achievement by helping the Trust to improve, and is a great opportunity for personal and professional development.


Role of the Council of Governors

The Council of Governors is accountable to the members of the Trust via its Public, Staff and Partner Governors. The Trust will consult and involve the Council in the planning and strategic direction of the organisation.  The Council meets formally on 4 occasions during the year and annually at its Annual Members and Annual General Meeting.


Standing for election

Any member of Nottinghamshire Healthcare who is over 16 years old and meets the eligibility criteria can stand to be a governor. There are no specific qualifications or skills required, and no experience of board level responsibility necessary. You just need to be willing to be involved and represent the people in your area. Governors will be appointed for a specific period of office.


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