The Doncaster Royal and Montagu Hospital trust has appointed Phillipa Hubbard as its first nurse consultant. She will be developing nurse-led intermediate care at the Montagu Hospital.

Harbhajan Singh Brar, the former deputy director of human resources at Lewisham College, has been appointed director of human resources at Kingston Hospital trust.

NHS deputy director of human resources Steve Barnett has been elected vice-president of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

Doreen Wilson has been appointed chief dental officer by the Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. She is the first woman to take on the post.

West Midlands Ambulance Service has announced that Jean Howell is to be the new director of personnel.

David Jackland has been appointed director of information communications and technology at Greater Manchester Ambulance Service. Joanne Royle has also been appointed as associate director of NHS Direct for the trust and Dr Kevin Mackway-Jones, an A&E consultant at Manchester Royal Infirmary has been appointed part-time medical director.

Geoffrey Maeer has retired as chair of the East Anglian Ambulance trust after 10 years on the board.

Liverpool city councillor Flo Clucas has been appointed as a non-executive director of North Mersey Community trust.

Eleri Ebenezer has been reappointed chair of the Ceredigion and Mid Wales trust for a further term.