Meet our Governors
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust Council of Governors
All of our Governors are shown below. They serve the counties operated in by SCAS (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire) as well as Staff Governors, a Community First Responder (CFR) Governor and Appointed Governors.
If you would like to get in touch with a governor, you should do so at the following address:
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
7-8 Talisman Business Centre
Or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please remember to include the name of the Governor/s you would like to contact in your message.
Please see our Governors below by constituency:
Becoming a Governor
Anyone who is a member of the Trust and aged at least 16 is eligible to stand as a Governor. Our governors play an integral role in the running of our trust and represent you! Each governor has a constituency and is committed to talking to local people to make sure your voices and opinions on the Trust are heard. The Trust’s Constitution sets out the principles of how the Council of Governors is governed. Contact with a governor should be addressed to them at the following address: FAO Company Secretary, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, 7-8 Talisman Business Centre, Talisman Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6HR. Or you can send an email to email@example.com. Please remember to include the name of the Governor/s you would like to contact in your message.
Structure of our Council of Governors
Our Council of Governors is made up of three different types of governors:
- Public governors – Elected by our members who live in their county, broken down as follows: Hampshire x 6, Berkshire x 3, Oxfordshire x 3 and Buckinghamshire x 3
- Staff governors – Elected by SCAS FT staff members, broken down as follows: 999 Operations North x 1, Call centres inc NHS111 & EOC x1, PTS Logistics Field Staff x 1, 999 Operations South x 1, Corporate, Support, other x 1.
- Community First Responder Governor (CFR) – Elected by SCAS CFRs to represent their views
- Appointed governors – Come from organisations that work closely with SCAS, for example local charities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, and local authorities.
Want to know more about the Governor role?
NHS Providers (who are the membership organisation for NHS public provider trusts), have produced ‘So you are thinking about becoming a governor’ and further governor details are available on their website using the following link:
So you are thinking about becoming a governor?
You can download the governor role documents (pdf’s) using the following link.
Do’s and Don’ts of Governors
Elections will be held in Autumn 2020 to fill several public and staff Governor seats. We will be holding Aspiring Governor Workshops over the summer for those interested in joining our Council of Governors. Please keep an eye on our website for further details.
You can also see the latest Register of Council of Governors interests as at 12 October 2020
Make a start, become a member of our Trust
You need to join our membership if you want to become a governor with us. Membership is free and it’s easy to join on line.
Alternatively please ring 01869 365126 to request an application form.