The Department of Health has announced the appointment of members to the National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care.

The board is designed to provide leadership and promote consistent standards for information governance across health and social care.

The appointments include General Social Care Council chair Sir Rodney Brooke, self-employed consultant and Terence Higgins Trust trustee Ian Hayes, and programme lead for retinal screening services at Sutton and Merton primary care trust Dr Nadeem Khan.