NHS foundation trust governors and members: documents and guidance

Guidance and information for NHS foundation trust governors and members.

As an NHS foundation trust governor, you hold your foundation trust’s non-executive directors to account for the performance of the board and represent the interests of members and the public.

You should refer to the publications on this page for information on how to carry out your duties.

You may also find the following links useful.


About being a governor

Information on how to carry out your role as a governor.

About being a member

Information about foundation trust members.

About NHS foundation trusts

You can find out more about foundation trusts and how they are run in this collection of publications for foundation trusts.

  1. The NHS provider licence

    • Statutory guidance
  2. Monitor's risk assessment framework

    • Statutory guidance
  3. Monitor's enforcement guidance

    • Statutory guidance
  4. NHS foundation trust directory and register of licensed healthcare providers

    • Transparency data
  5. NHS trusts and foundation trusts in special measures: update

    • Independent report
  6. Special measures: a guide for NHS trusts and foundation trusts

    • Guidance

About Monitor

  1. About Monitor: an introduction to our role

    • Promotional material
Published 22 May 2014