Council of Governors

Our Council of Governors play an important role in the successful running of the Trust.

They are responsible for ensuring that our services and overall direction relate to the needs of the local communities that we serve.

The Council of Governors:

  • Hold the non-executive directors individually and collectively to account for the performance of the board of directors
  • Represent the interests of the membership of the Trust and the interests of the public
  • Comply with the NHS Foundation Trust Code of Governance.

 Find out more about the role of our Governors

If you are interested in becoming a member or a governor, get in touch via

Wednesday 20 March 2019
5.30pm – 8pm
J1 Boardroom, Brighton General Hospital BN2 3EW

Public Governors

  • Adur: Martin Osment
  • Arun: David McGill
  • Brighton & Hove: Stan Pearce, David Romaine, Andrew Partington
  • Chichester: Vacant
  • Crawley: Ratnam Nadarajah
  • High Weald Lewes and Havens: Tim Sayers
  • Horsham: Lilian Bold
  • Mid Sussex: Edward Belsey
  • Worthing: Vacant

Staff Governors

  • Nurses: Julie Warwick, Ngaire Cox
  • Doctors & dentists: Vacant
  • Support staff: Anita Sturdey
  • Therapists, allied health professionals & healthcare assistants: Richard Gorf


Stan Pearce
Brighton & Hove

"The role of Governor is important because it makes the connection between the Board and the Pubic we represent"

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Edward Belsey
Mid Sussex

"What I like about Sussex Community is that it spans all of Sussex, we are in every surgery and in the lives of so many patients, young and elderly alike"

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Andrew Partington
Brighton & Hove

"The closer the Trust is to local people, the better it can provide excellent care. Members and governors are part of making that happen." 

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