BASHH elections 2020

30th September 2020

There are a number of posts on the BASHH Board and Clinical Governance Committee due for election to serve for 2 years from the AGM in January 2021. Please find attached the nomination forms for the available posts, which are as follows:-

Board Posts
Nurse Rep to the Board
Doctor in Training Rep to the Board
Fellow to the Board (2 posts)

Clinical Governance Committee (CGC) Posts
Regional Representative – East Anglia Branch
Regional Representative – Northern Ireland Branch
Regional Representative – Mersey Branch
Regional Representative – North West Branch
Regional Representative – Northern Branch
Regional Representative – Oxford Branch
Regional Representative – South West Branch
Regional Representative – Thames North East Branch
Regional Representative – Thames North West Branch
Regional Representative – Thames South East Branch
Regional Representative – Thames South West Branch
Regional Representative – Wales Branch
Regional Representative – Wessex Branch
Regional Representative – Yorkshire Branch
Health Advisor Representative to the CGC
SAS Representative to the CGC

BASHH is Your Specialty Association
It is largely run by Members and Fellows who offer their time, energy and expertise to keep BASHH intelligently developing, analysing and responding to the needs of all those interested in the specialty. BASHH must be relevant and responsive to the challenges we have been facing as regards national strategies, service provision, clinical guidelines and standards, provision of education and training, service innovation and digital health technologies. BASHH has strong links to partner organisations including, but not restricted to: FSRH, BHIVA, RCP, PHE, NAT – BASHH is in a strong position to influence and determine the future of our specialty. Therefore, please give some time to be an active contributor to your specialty society, and a good way may be to consider standing for these posts. We will deliver our objectives most effectively when we have a full complement of positions filled by enthusiastic members ready to contribute to the running of a great organisation.

The completed nomination forms must be returned by 25th October 2020 to the BASHH Secretariat, Chester House, 68 Chestergate, Macclesfield, SK11 6DY. Please also forward an electronic copy to the BASHH secretariat at admin@BASHH.org

Guidance for Board Posts
Please submit a completed nomination form as well as a Trustee’s declaration form. If anyone would like further information about what these posts entail, please contact BASHH Secretariat or any of the other current post-holders.

The Trustee’s declaration form is needed because all elected posts on the Board will be Directors and Trustees of BASHH. Therefore, anyone applying for one of the Board posts needs to complete and return a Trustee’s declaration form with their nomination form. The duties of a Trustee are outlined in the document 'The Essential Trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do' (CC3). This document and further information is available on the Charity Commission website www.charity-commission.gov.uk. The Trustee’s declaration form can be obtained by contacting the BASHH office at admin@bashh.org or by telephoning them on 01635 664523.

Guidance for the Clinical Governance Committee posts
Please submit a completed nomination form. A Trustee’s declaration form is not required.
If anyone would like further information about what these posts entail, please contact Dr Shalini Andrews or any of the other current post-holders.

Kind regards.
Dr David Phillips
General Secretary

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