Richard Douglas, the Department of Health’s highly influential director general for finance and the NHS, will retire at the end of May.
PERFORMANCE: King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust has appointed a turnaround director to tackle its finance and performance issues.
WORKFORCE: Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust has appointed Dr Sue Elcock as its new medical director.
WORKFORCE: An NHS England regional director has been announced as the permanent accountable officer for a North West clinical commissioning group rocked by leadership turmoil last year.
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of South Tyneside Foundation Trust is to retire after 18 years in the role.
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of one of England’s largest trusts resigned this morning.
WORKFORCE: Shane Gordon has been appointed chief operating officer of Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust.
WORKFORCE: East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has appointed an interim chief executive to succeed Stuart Bain when he retires in March.
WORKFORCE: Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed Paul Robinson as its chief finance officer.
STRUCTURE: The chief executive being seconded to turn around Heart of England Foundation Trust has said his appointment is an example of the recommendations of the Dalton review into the provider sector being put into practice.
WORKFORCE: Andrew Foster, the chief executive of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust, is to be seconded to Heart of England Foundation Trust as interim chief executive.
HSJ chief executive of the year Samantha Jones will join NHS England this month as director of new models of care for NHS England.
WORKFORCE: London North West Healthcare Trust has appointed Dame Jacqueline Docherty as its new chief executive.
WORKFORCE: Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed Fiona Day as associate medical director.
WORKFORCE: South Devon Healthcare Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive with experience of integrating care in Northern Ireland.
WORKFORCE: The former head of the civil service, Sir Bob Kerslake, has been appointed the chair at King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust.
PERFORMANCE: Monitor has appointed an oversight director at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust after it “consistently failed” to meet the four hour accident and emergency target.
STRUCTURE: The chair of Corby Clinical Commissioning Group is stepping down from the role to lead a merged GP ‘super-practice’ which aims to become the largest primary care provider in England.
WORKFORCE: A troubleshooting commissioning boss is taking over as interim chief officer of Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group.