Members of the public are being urged to help represent the views of local people by joining the North Cumbria Hospital Trust.
People from North Cumbria are being given the chance to find out more about becoming Governors at their local hospital.
The deadline for registering as a member of the NHS Trust is looming - interested candidates have until Thursday (17th January) to put their name forward. Elections will then take place.
Details on how to apply can be found below:
Membership is open to anyone aged 12 or over and it's free.
You can contact the Foundation Membership Team on: 0800 085 5950 or e-mail: email@example.com
Potential members can click here to sign up.
For more information about becoming a governor please click here.
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