Appointed Governors

  • Cllr. Linda Dales - Appointed Governor - Newark and Sherwood District Council

    Councillor Linda Dales is an appointed governor representing Newark and Sherwood District Council. She is now retired, having worked for the NHS in the ten years leading up to retirement. She is a member of Collingham Medical Centre's PPG and keen to help ensure that the patient's voice is heard. 

  • Cllr. David Walters - Appointed Governor - Ashfield District Council

    Councillor David Walters is an appointed governor representing Ashfield District Council. He has served in the armed forces and until retirement worked with a world leading company that specialises in dialysis treatment and care.

  • Cllr. Craig Whitby - Appointed Governor - Mansfield District Council

    Councillor Craig Whitby is an appointed governor representing Mansfield District Council. Craig represents the Manor Ward and serves in the Mayors cabinet holding the portfolio for Corporate and Finance. Craig also represents the public sector on the board of Mansfield CVS and is also a locally employed software engineer.

  • Nikki Slack - Appointed Governor - West Notts College

    Nikki ran her own successful business for 18 years before moving into the education sector in 2003. She has worked in both teaching positions and management and is currently the Assistant Principal at West Notts College.


    Nikki’s aim as an appointed governor is to ensure that the younger generation have more influence in the direction of the NHS. She would also like the education system and NHS Trusts to work collaboratively to ensure we have a trained future skilled workforce in every department to provide the patient care that is needed.

  • Cllr. John Doddy - Appointed Governor - Nottinghamshire County Council

    John has been working as a GP since 1991 and still gains the same enjoyment seeing patients every day. He was elected as a County Councillor over 10 years ago and is currently Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board for Nottinghamshire.

    He thrives on the increasing integration between the NHS and Social Care and is passionate about the success of our Integrated Care Partnership.

    In his spare time John enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren and is a keen long-distance runner.