Join us as a member
Our members make us stronger
As a member of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, your
views can help to influence developments and improvements
in our services.
Our patient surveys show that residents are highly satisfied
with the care and treatment provided at Poole but as a member, you
will have more opportunity to be involved in the trust, and to have
We are accountable to our members through our elected
governors. All members can vote in governor elections, and can put
themselves forward to become a governor and represent others in
their local area.
You, your family or friends may have come to Poole Hospital as a
visitor, a booked or emergency patient, or as a carer and will have
first-hand experience of the service Poole Hospital provides to the
Please take a moment and consider how important your membership
is to Poole Hospital - and become a member, it won't cost you a
penny! You can become a member if you are aged 12 or over
and live in England. If you work for us you
automatically are a member and don't need to fill in a form.
If you are already a member of another foundation trust - you
can join us too.
Why become a member?
As a member you can:
- Show your support for the hospital
- Help the hospital to be more open and accountable to the
- Receive a regular newsletter
- Vote for the governor of your choice and be able to contact
- Stand to become a governor
- Attend meetings and events