WORKFORCE: The four clinical commissioning groups in Newcastle and North Tyneside are proposing to share two accountable officers.

The individuals, whose titles are CCG chief officer, are:

Newcastle - Tyne Health and Bridges CCGs shared appointment - David Gallager (Director of Adult Unplanned Care and Locality Director Darlington, NHS Co Durham and Darlington)

North Tyneside - Engage and CareFirst CCGs shared appointment - Maurya Cushlow (Chief Operating Officer, NHS North of Tyne)