• Text size
  • A
  • A
  • A
Working with you to improve health & social care

Get in touch 01480 420628  Tweet us at @HW_CAMBS  Email us at enquiries@healthwatchcambridgeshire.co.uk


Membership of NHS Foundation Trusts

NHS Foundation Trusts are accountable to patients and members of the public who have the right to become members.  

As a member, you can vote for representatives on the Council of Govenors for the Trust. You can also stand for election as a govenor. 

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. Click here for more information about being a govenor. 

North West Anglia Trust

North West Anglia Trust will be formed on 1st April 2017, when Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Foundation Trust and Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts combine.

As a member you will be able to:

  • Vote for your representative on the Council of Governors
  • Stand for election to the Council of Governors

To become a member you can fill in the form below and email it to membership@pbh-tr.nhs.uk

Or post it to Communications Department 405, Peterborough City Hospital, Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ

Papworth Hospital

If you are aged 16 or above, you can become a member of Papworth Hospital. Being a member gives you the opportunity to be involved at the hospital. Members of the trust can:

  • Vote for your representative on the Council of Governors
  • Stand for election to the Council of Governors
  • Receive regular information, for example the membership newsletter
  • Be consulted, for example on how services could be improved
  • Be invited to member events, and the Annual Members' Meeting (attendance optional)
  • Membership is split into public constituencies that reflect Papworth’s regional and national catchment areas and also staff groupings

To become a member of Papworth, you can fill in an online form here or you can request a physical form by emailing business.services@papworth.nhs.uk

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke's and the Rosie Hospitals)

As a member, you'll receive regular information, keeping you in touch with the latest development in the hospitals. You may be consulted about significant changes or new services. And you'll be able to vote for the hospital governors, or even stand as a governor yourself.

The membership community numbers just over 19,000 and is divided into three groups:

  • patient - for patients and carers
  • public - for people who live in the hospitals' catchment area
  • staff - automatic membership for eligible staff, opt out available

If you would like to become a member or a governor, please visit this page

Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT)

If you are above the age of 14 and are interested in shaping the way CPFT plan and deliver their mental health, learning disability and children's community health services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, then why not become a member?

By being a member, you can:

  • Help influence the future of your local health services
  • Receive news and updates through their website and newsletter
  • Come to member events and training sessions and learn about mental health, physical health and general wellbeing
  • Take part in surveys and consultations on services
  • Support campaigns to promote good health and fight mental health stigma
  • Vote for or put yourself forward as a Governor of the Trust

Fill in an online form here

Request a paper copy by calling: 01223 726768 or emailing: foundationtrust@cpft.nhs.uk

Write to: Corporate Governance Manager, Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, CB21 5EF



Membership form for North West Anglia Trust

share your experiences

Volunteer with us - Be our eyes and ears on care in Cambridgeshire

Pair of outstretched hands painted with words - saying Just Me

Your Voice Click here for consultations and surveys happening right now

Your Voice sign up