FSRH Council call for Member/Fellow and Diplomate nominations - deadline Monday 1 April

Posted 5 March 2019

Date: 05 Mar 2019

Type: FSRH News and Information

Could you be the next Fellow, Member or Diplomate member of our FSRH Council? Find out how to apply.

The FSRH Council is the professional membership body of the FSRH, responsible for implementing the Faculty’s mission and contributing its clinical expertise to meeting long-term goals and aims.

The Council is comprised of elected FSRH members and nominated external representatives and plays a key role in shaping and overseeing the work of the Faculty, bringing the member voice and experience into our work.

Read more about the FSRH’s governance.

Help us achieve our mission - stand as a Fellow, Member or Diplomate representative of Council

At the AGM in June this year, two of the six elected Member/Fellow representatives of the Council and two of the six elected Diplomate representatives will come to the end of their terms. 

We now have two vacancies for Member/Fellows and two vacancies for Diplomates to stand for election to Council (which is a voluntary role).

This would be a for a three-year term starting at the end of June, renewable for a further three years. Council meetings currently take place on a Thursday during the day three times a year in London There are also other opportunities to support FSRH’s work as a member of Council.

How to apply and stand for election

Please complete the relevant category nomination form attached below. You will need to include signatures from three current Diplomates (if you are applying for a Diplomate role) or Member/Fellows (if you are applying for a Member/Fellow role) to support your nomination. 

Please also include a short paragraph (no more than 300 words) to support your application and return a scanned copy via email to execassistant@fsrh.org.

You can also send your application by post to Helen Davies, FSRH, 27 Sussex Place, London NW1 4RG. 

This must reach the FSRH offices no later than 9am on Monday 1 April 2019

What happens next?

When the nomination period has lapsed, if the number of Diplomates standing for election does not exceed the number of vacancies a ballot will not be held and the members nominated will be elected.

If the number of nominations exceeds the number of vacancies, a list of candidates, together with ballot forms, will be sent to all Members and Fellows with a ballot paper and an online election will be held.

Annual General Meeting – 20 June 2019

The AGM of the FSRH will be held at 10am on Thursday 20 June in London.

A formal notice, together with a link to the annual report and accounts, will be shared with our Fellows, Members and Diplomate Members.