NHS foundation trust governors: a brief guide to your duties

An introduction to the role and duties of NHS foundation trust governors.

Applies to England



This brief guide to the role of NHS foundation trust governors is for:

  • current governors
  • anyone thinking about standing for election as a governor
  • other interested audiences such as patients and the public, NHS foundation trust leadership teams and staff, other NHS bodies, members of Parliament and the media

Please read Your statutory duties: a reference guide for NHS foundation trust governors for further details.

Published 26 March 2014