WORKFORCE: Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust consultant vascular surgeon David Wilkinson has been appointed postgraduate dean at the Yorkshire and the Humber Deanery.

A trust statement said Mr Wilkinson would spend most of his time in the deanery’s Hull, Leeds and Sheffield offices, he would work in Bradford vascular surgery in Bradford part-time.

He said in a statement: “David, who was appointed consultant surgeon at Bradford in 1995, said: “I am delighted to have been appointed postgraduate dean for the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery – it is a great honour and reflects the excellent reputation that Bradford Teaching Hospitals has for training for the region’s doctors and dentists.

“The deanery’s work is extremely important in helping to improve health care through high quality education and training for the next generation of healthcare professionals.”