Philip Moss has been appointed executive director of development at Doncaster and South Humber Healthcare trust.The newly created post will mean Mr Ross is leading the development of the trust's strategic policy.A qualified social worker, he has worked for Milton Keynes development corporation and Sheffield Hallam University.

Michael Lloyd is to become director of operations for medicine and clinical services at Whittington Hospital trust.A biomedical scientist by training, he has worked for the trust since 1980. In October 1999, he was appointed assistant director of operations.

David Poynton has been appointed finance director of Birmingham health authority.He was previously finance director at Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull trust.He is also chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy health panel.

Barrie Collins is the new director of nursing and operations at Hastings and St Leonards primary care trust.A one-time film technician, Mr Collins has worked in NHS nursing for 26 years.He arrives at the trust from Eastbourne and County Healthcare trust where he was professional head of nursing.

Martin Davis has been appointed part-time finance director of UK Transplant.He has worked in the NHS at director of finance level since 1974.Penny Hallett has also joined UK Transplant, as director of communications and public relations.

She was formerly head of communications for Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Dr Michael Abrams has been re-appointed chair of Whittington Hospitals trust until October 2004.Dr Abrams first took up the position in January 1998.Before joining the trust, he was a non-executive director of Haringey Healthcare trust.

Maggy Wallace is to become chair of the Council of Organisations Registering Homeopaths.She is a World Health Organisation consultant on regulation and a non-executive director of North Hampshire Hospitals trust.