Sandy Hogg has become director of finance at University Hospitals of Leicester trust, where new chief executive Peter Reading recently completed his management team. Ms Hogg has worked in the health service for 17 years, most recently as director of finance and procurement for Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals trust.

Pauline Tagg has been appointed director of nursing at University Hospitals of Leicester trust. She joined the NHS as a nurse cadet in the 1970s and moved into management in 1988. Most recently she was director of nursing and quality for Wigan and Leigh trust.

University Hospitals of Leicester trust has also appointed: David Grafton as director of human resources. He moved into the NHS from local government in 1981 and has been director of human resources at Leicester Royal Infirmary since 1994.

Allan Cole as medical director. He joined Glenfield Hospital as a consultant anaesthetist when it opened in 1985 and was subsequently appointed as medical director of Glenfield Hospital trust. He continues to practise part-time in general anaesthesia and intensive care.

John Todd as hospital director of Glenfield Hospital. He joined the NHS as a medical physicist in 1970. He began working at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1991 and held a number of director posts there.

Deborah Matthews as hospital director of Leicester General Hospital. She has a background in education and training and joined the hospital as director of strategic development in November 1998.

Robin Graham-Brown as hospital director of Leicester Royal Infirmary. He joined the infirmary as a consultant dermatologist in 1983 and subsequently became associate medical director. He continues in part-time clinical practice.

Stephen Ward as director of corporate and legal affairs. He worked in local government for 12 years but joined the infirmary in 1994 as administrator to the board, subsequently becoming director of corporate administration.

Professor John Feehally, honorary professor of renal medicine at Leicester University, as research and development director.

He is a former medical director and former acting chief executive of Leicester General Hospital.