Become a Member

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Why we need members

  • To involve people in planning, reviewing and developing our services.
  • To vote for Governor members, whose responsibility it is to represent our members and the public.


What members do

  • Have a say on the services and matters that affect their lives. Make a real impact on how we develop our services and future plans.
  • Help us understand the needs of our patients, carers and our community.
  • Vote in elections to the Council of Governors.
  • Work with us to tackle stigma around mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and living with a long term condition.


Who can be a member?

Members must:

  • Be 12 years old or over.
  • Live in England or Wales.

The benefits of being a member

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  • You can stand for election as a Governor in the Council of Governors if you are 16 years or over.
  • You have access to the Trust involvement centres and Trust library.


Members are kept up to date by receiving:

  • The Trust quarterly newsletter.
  • Invitations to events, conferences and involvement opportunities with the Trust.
  • A monthly e-bulletin sent to all members with information about the Trust, its services, plans and opportunities to become involved.


Membership is free of charge and you will receive a member welcome pack when your registration has been logged. You can get involved as little or as much as you want.

Read our Membership Development Strategy 2017-2021 [pdf] 194KB.


You can register your interest by submitting the form below.

Alternatively, if you would like to receive more information about Trust membership, please contact the membership office on 0800 012 1623 or email

Click here if you are a member and would like to take your involvement further, find out about becoming a Governor.

Privacy statement

Please read the full privacy statement [pdf] 35KB for our membership form.

Become a member and get involved

Become a member and get involved

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