WORKFORCE: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust has announced the appointment of Tom Storrow as chair..

Mr Storrow, who formally takes up the post on 1 November, has spent most of his career working in and with the NHS, having joined the NHS as a graduate management trainee in 1977.

He trained in Shropshire and Birmingham and has worked in hospital management in Birmingham and Staffordshire, including five years as a trust chief executive.

He said: “I am delighted to take up the post of Birmingham Community Healthcare chairman because the trust is a lively and ambitious organisation with good staff and services and a great atmosphere.

“My ambition is simply to help the trust to develop as a successful organisation providing excellent services to its patients and commissioners.”