WORKFORCE: Two non-executive and one executive director have been appointed to the board of Bradford District Care Trust.

The NHS Trust Development Authority has confirmed the appointment of Ian Cherry and Rob Vincent as non-executives at the trust, which hopes to get foundation status this year.

Mr Cherry  was formally managing director of a division of Next plc and Mr Vincent was chief executive of two metropolitan councils and an adviser to the Department of Health.

Helen Bourner joins the trust as commercial director. As well as NHS experience she has worked as regional director for the Hilton Hotels Group.