Governor Elections 2023

Voting to GMMH’s Governor Elections is now open!
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From Tuesday 7 March 2023, voting begins in the Governor elections for the following constituencies:

  • Service User / Carer
  • Public Manchester
  • Public Other England and Wales

Following the close of nominations on 22 February 2023, the Statement of Persons Nominated has been published on our dedicated elections website: Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Governor Nomination Portal | UK Engage (

If you are a member in one of these constituencies, you will receive a ballot pack containing information on the candidates standing for election in your constituency and how you can vote for them. This is your opportunity to select the candidate you feel will best represent you and your community.

You will be able to vote for:

  • Service User / Carer constituency – 4 candidates for 2 seats
  • Public – Manchester constituency – 3 candidates for 1 seat
  • Public – Trafford constituency – 3 candidates for 2 seats

There were 3 constituencies elected unopposed:

  • Public – Bolton constituency – Les Allen
  • Public – Rest of England and Wales constituency – Sharon Mason
  • Public – Salford constituency – John Boocock and James Greer

Voting will be either electronically through email notification or by post depending on your communication preference.

I am a member, but I have not received my ballot pack

If you have not received your ballot pack, please contact UK Engage:

  • Telephone: 0345 209 3770 (costs may vary according to your telephone contact) ·
  • Email:
  • Post: UK Engage, 10 Acorn Business Park, Heaton Lane, Stockport, SK4 1AS



Issue of ballot packs: Tuesday 7 March 2023

Close of Poll: Thursday 30 March 2023 at 5pm

For more information about the elections, please visit

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Please have your say and vote for your Governor today!

As a patient

As a service user, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Find resources for carers and service users  Contact the Trust