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Election to RA-UK Council 2020

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Nominations are being sought for up to 2 positions on the RA-UK Council, plus one trainee representative.

The duration of the appointment is for up to 3 years. Council members will be expected to attend 2 full board meetings per annum, contribute to the general working of the society, and undertake specific roles and responsibilities as directed by the President. For further information or informal enquiries about the role please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Each nominee must be:
i. An Ordinary member of the Society  in the year of the vote and have been a member for at least one year. ii. Proposed and seconded by two Ordinary members of the Society.

Please note that only one applicant from any hospital/institution will be considered. Nominations should be returned by post and email to the Honorary Secretary at the address below by 12:00 Mon 13th April 2020. 

All RA-UK members will be invited to participate in an online ballot which will commence on Monday 20th April 2020. The election results will be announced at the RA-UK Annual General Meeting in Sheffield on Tuesday 21st May 2020.

Please complete the following Appication Form (and candidate statement), and submit via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a digital photo for display on the RA-UK Website. A paper copy should also be posted to the address at the bottom of the application form.


Please note that all ordinary members of RA-UK are eligible to vote. This includes Full ESRA members from the UK who have not also joined RA-UK. If you believe you are eligible to vote, but aren't an RA-UK member, please register your intent to vote prior to April 1st 2020, along with your ESRA membership number to the webmaster email.