Chief executive of Eastbourne Hospitals trust Alan Randall has been seconded to the Commission for Health Improvement for six months as a reviewer. Glenn Douglas, operational services director and deputy chief executive, will be acting chief executive until 31 March 2002.

Audrey Wragg has been appointed Macmillan lead cancer nurse at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals trust, a post funded by Macmillan Cancer Relief.Ms Wragg established the community Macmillan service at the trust in 1987.

Richard Worrall, former chair of East Berkshire Community Health trust, has been appointed chair of the new Chiltern and South Bucks primary care trust which comes into being in April 2002.He takes up appointment immediately to oversee the transition from PCG to PCT.

Walthamstow, Leyton and Leytonstone primary care trust has appointed three non-executive directors.

Councillor Liaquat Ali is chair of Waltham Forest social services committee, Keith Jones has more than 20 years'experience in the voluntary sector, and Asari St Hill is a best-value inspector with the Audit Commission.

Vale of Aylesbury primary care trust has appointed three new non-executive directors.Dianne Clarke has a background in human resources, Stuart Hamilton Armstrong has worked as a management consultant, specialising in healthcare, and Margaret Williams has a background in education and management.

Professor David Latchman has taken up an appointment as non-executive director of Great Ormond Street Hospital.He is dean and professor of human genetics at the Institute of Child Health, part of University College London.

Susan Dunstall has been reappointed non-executive director of Northampton General Hospital trust until October 2005.She is a member of the trust's finance and clinical governance committees.