Governor workshops and networks

Governor virtual workshops

As part of our GovernWell programme, as part of your membership fee we deliver virtual workshops for governors twice a year. These provide the opportunity to:

Please see below for upcoming dates:

Virtual workshop 1: Monday 18 September 2023, 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Virtual workshop 2: Thursday 28 September 2023, 12:00pm - 2:30pm

The two workshops will have similar content allowing the chance for more governors to attend, therefore please only book one suitable date above. 


I've attended a LOT of online training and meetings in the past year, and this was a highlight for me. It was so well put together and delivered, and completely overturned my expectations of NHS Providers, and I felt quite inspired by the end of it. Very well done.

Suzanne Harris    Public governor, Royal University Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, attended January 2021

Staff governor discussion groups

Following recent feedback from governors, we have introduced shorter, facilitated networking sessions for staff governors.

These provide the opportunity to:

Please see below for upcoming dates:

Thursday 2 November 2023, virtual 4.00pm - 5.00pm 

We are initially able to offer each trust three guaranteed places for each workshop until 18 September 2023. Depending on availability, places will be offered on a first come first served basis after this date.

Register your interest for events by contacting the GovernWell team here.

Other governor networks

Please see below for further information on non-NHS Providers' ran networks for governors. Networks which we are currently aware of are:



If you organise a network which does not appear on this list please contact