Council of Governors

Public and staff governors are elected by the members in their constituencies, while partner governors are nominated by their organisation…

Our Council of Governors consists of 37 seats:

  • 5 Public Governors – Bassetlaw
  • 13 Public Governors – Doncaster
  • 2 Public Governors – Rest of England and Wales
  • 1 Staff Governor – Medical and Dental
  • 2 Staff Governors – Nursing and Midwifery
  • 1 Staff Governor – Other Healthcare Professionals
  • 2 Staff Governors – Non-clinical
  • 11 Partner Governors (appointed by our partner organisations)

If you need to get in touch with a member of the Council of Governors, or should you require any further information, please don’t hesitate to do so through the Trust Board Office (

To view the Council of Governors Structure Chart click here

Our Governors are: 

Lead Governor: Hazel Brand (Bassetlaw, public)
Deputy Lead Governor: Linda Espey (Doncaster, public)

Public (Bassetlaw):

Hazel Brand
Steve Marsh
3 x Vacancies

Public (Doncaster):

Michael Addenbroke
Phillip Beavers
David Goodhead
Ann-Louise Bayley
David Northwood
Geoffrey Johnson
Linda Espey
Bev Marshall
Susan Mcreadie
4 x Vacancies

Public (Rest of England and Wales):

2 x Vacancies

Staff governors

Dr Vivek Panikkar (Medical and Dental)
Mandy Tyrrell (Nurses and Midwives)
Kay Brown (Non-Clinical)
1 x Non-Clinical Vacancy
1 x Nursing and Midwifery Vacancy
1 x Other Healthcare Vacancy

Partner governors

Dr Jackie Hammerton (Sheffield Hallam University)
Prof Rob Coleman (Sheffield University)
Dr Victoria McGregor-Riley (Bassetlaw CCG)
Rupert Suckling (Doncaster MBC)
Ainsley MacDonnell (Nottinghamshire County Council)
Anthony Fitzgerald ( NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group)
Susan Shaw (Bassetlaw District Council)
Clive Tattley (CVS Bassetlaw)
Kathryn Dixon (Doncaster College and University Centre)
Alexis Johnson (Doncaster Deaf Trust)

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