To be eligible to become a public member of the Trust candidates must live in one of the public constitutional areas outlined in Annex 1 of the Trust’s constitution. The areas are:
- Bebington and Clatterbridge
- Bidston and Claughton
- Birkenhead, Tranmere and Rock Ferry
- Bromborough and Eastham
- Greasby, Frankby, Irby, Upton and Woodchurch
- Heswall, Pensby and Thingwall
- Leasowe, Moreton and Saughall Massie
- Liscard and Seacombe
- Neston, Little Neston, Parkgate, Riverside, Burton, Ness, Willaston and Thornton
- New Brighton and Wallasey
- North West and North Wales*
- Oxton and Prenton
- West Wirral
*This area of the Public Constituency comprises: - the geographical area covered by the Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board as set out in the Local Health Boards (Establishment and Dissolution) (Wales) Order 2009; and - any other geographical area covered by the North West Strategic Health Authority, as set out in the Strategic Health Authorities (Establishment and Abolition) (England) Order 2006, which is not already included within any other area of the Public Constituency.
Disqualification from Membership
The following may not become or continue as a member of the Board of Directors:
- a person who has been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence or been convicted elsewhere of any offence which, if committed in any part of the United Kingdom, would constitute an offence or charged with an offence that has not yet been disposed of.
- a person who has been erased, removed or struck off a register of professionals maintained by a regulator of health or social care
- a person who has been sentenced to imprisonment for three months or more within the last five years
- a person who is an undischarged bankrupt or subject to a bankruptcy order or an interim bankruptcy order.
- a person who has an undischarged arrangements with creditors
- a person who have been included on any barring list preventing them from working with children or vulnerable adults.
- a person who has any current NHS Counter Fraud and Security Management Service investigation following allegations made against them.
- a person who has been investigated by the Police, or any other investigatory body resulting in their dismissal from employment.
- a person who is currently the subject of any investigation or fitness to practice proceedings by any licensing or regulatory body in the UK or any other country?
- a person who does not have the qualifications, skills and experience necessary for the position they hold on the Board.
- a person who is not capable of undertaking the relevant position, after any reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010.
- a person who has been responsible for any misconduct or mismanagement in the course of any employment with a CQC registered provider.
- a person who is prohibited from holding the relevant position under any other law; eg under the Companies Act or the Charities Act.