NHS election services

Helping NHS organisations to engage members and maximise turnout

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Formerly known as Electoral Reform Services (ERS), we have been enabling good governance in the healthcare sector for over a decade. Whether you are a NHS Foundation Trust or a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), we have the knowledge and expertise to meet all your election needs.

Civica Election Services is the UK’s leading Independent Scrutineer. Our experience, knowledge and expertise will help you deliver a successful election and bring integrity to your results. Each year we administer over 80% of all Council of Governor elections undertaken.


Why NHS organisations choose Civica Election Services

Sector experience working with over 150 NHS organisations

Administer over 80% of all Council of Governor elections each year

Save time and money with complete end to end service

We help our NHS clients deliver their democratic requirements through our Governor Engagement Platform. Our CESvotes digital democracy services help to deliver a paperless health service, bringing together online nominations, voting, video guides and information platforms for your electorate and dashboards for you to get insights into your election.

Key features:

  • Secure capture of candidate nominations, online or by post
  • Online library for key documents, videos and timetable 
  • Secure online voting 
  • Supports organisational branding
  • Flexible multi-channel engagement – digital, postal or both.

Our election services seamlessly integrate with Civica Engagement Solutions to provide peace of mind when transferring your membership data.

Carol Stevenson,

South London and Maudsley

NHS Foundation Trust

It is always a pleasure to work with Civica Election Services. They have a wealth of experience in running elections and engaging memberships and their systems are easy to use and intuitive. We have been particularly impressed with the digital services, which help enhance engagement. The Governor Engagement Platform for our current elections has attracted praise for its accessibility and the amount of information it contains.

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