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 36 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
  • 10 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 (dbth.TrustBoardOffice@nhs.net).

Our Governors are: 

Lead Governor: Lynne Schuller
Deputy Lead Governor: Andrew Middleton

Public (Bassetlaw):

Peter Abell
Andrew Middleton
Sheila Walsh
Lynne Schuller
Jane Nickels

Public (Doncaster):

Vacant
Dennis Atkin
Lynne Logan
Mick Muddiman
Mark Bright
Linda Haglauer
Eileen Harrington
George Kirk
Irfan Ahmed
Marc Bratcher
Natasha Graves
David Northwood
Pauline Riley

Public (Rest of England and Wales):

Jackie Hammerton
Maria Jackson-James

Staff governors

Dr Vivek Panikkar (Medical and Dental)
Sally Munro (Nurses and Midwives)
Kay Brown (Non-Clinical)
Duncan Carratt (Non-Clinical)
Lisa Gratton (Nursing and Midwifery)
Sophie Gilhooly (Other Healthcare)

Partner governors

Jo Posnett (Sheffield Hallam University)
Wendy Baird (Sheffield University)
Dr Victoria McGregor-Riley (Bassetlaw CCG) – until 1st July 2022
Ainsley MacDonnell (Nottinghamshire County Council)
Anthony Fitzgerald ( NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group) until 1st July 2022
Susan Shaw (Bassetlaw District Council)
Andria Birch (CVS Bassetlaw)
Tina Harrison (Doncaster College and University Centre)
Alexis Johnson (Doncaster Deaf Trust)
Phil Holmes (Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council)


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