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Vera Hornby - Merseyside Constituency

Date first elected to Council of Governors 

December 2009  

Term of Office End Date

Conclusion of the Annual Members Meeting 2018  

Declared Interests

Member of North West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Member of Broadgreen Heart Support Group

Committees/Working Group

Patient Public Involvement Forum Chair

Community Involvement Networks

Member of Broadgreen Heart Support Group   

About Vera

Vera was employed by Liverpool City Council for over 20 years as an Admin Officer at a teachers’ training college; a School Secretary at a large comprehensive school and lastly as a Computer Training Officer at the Education Department before retiring in 1995.

Vera first became involved in voluntary work in 2002 after joining the Broadgreen Heart Support Group and was the Secretary for a period of time between October 2002 and June 2007. 

Vera became a member of the Trust's Patient & Public Involvement Forum (PPI) and was Chair for 2 years.  She was elected as a Governor (Merseyside) in December 2008.  Vera attends various Governor sub-groups regularly, including the Membership and Communications Group and nutritional group meetings as a patient representative.  Vera has also participated in numerous membership recruitment events and has played a key part in improving the representation of our public membership. 

Vera enjoys dancing and is a frequent visitor to Billy Martin’s Dancing School where she met her husband 50 years ago. In addition to this Vera is a keen Sudoku fan and enjoys reading, watching films, Coronation Street and Emmerdale.

How to contact Vera  

All of our Governors can be contacted via our Membership Office on 0151 600 1410 or by emailing:

membership.office@lhch.nhs.uk