GovernWell: Core Skills, February

Date: 03 February 2022

Time: 09:30

Venue: Virtual event via Zoom

This course is now fully booked. Please click here for the next virtual date, and here for the next face-to-face.

Course overview

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the structure of the NHS; the statutory role and responsibilities of governors; an overview of NHS finance; the importance of quality in healthcare and key skills to hold the board to account effectively.

This training builds on a trust’s induction programme to help governors learn and discuss issues from a position of insight from having initial experience in their role.

Who should attend?

Can’t fault this fabulous workshop. [The trainers] are really engaging and knowledgeable. It’s all spot on.

Helen Ashby, attended June 2021 via Zoom    Public governor, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

 Governors will gain:

As a new governor I found this very informative. So far I’ve tended to sit back, listen and observe. I know feel more confident about participating in CoG meetings.

Pat Heard, attended November 2021 via Zoom    Public governor, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

On the day

This event will be held online via Zoom. Please see below for an outline of the day:

Section 1: 09:30 - 12:30

Lunch: 12:30 - 14:00

Section 2: 14:00 - 16:30

Please note that these timings are a guide and are subject to change.  

How to book

The Core skills module costs £199 (ex VAT) per delegate.

You will need to provide a purchase order number at booking to confirm your place on this course. Card payments are also accepted.

Follow the booking link at the top of this page and create an account if you haven't already done so.

Bespoke in-house training

This course can be delivered as in-house training which can be tailored and delivered exclusively for your council. To find out more about in-house training please email Laura Ward.


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