Management consultant Martin Hugh Vandersteen has been appointed chair of Barts and the London trust.He takes over from board member Elsie Gilding, who has been acting chair for four months.

Andrew Cash (far right) and David Stone have been appointed, respectively, chief executive and chair of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals trust .Mr Cash is former chief executive of Northern General Hospitals trust.

Salisbury Health Care trust chief executive Christopher Mould is to leave after eight years to become director of National Police Training.

Dr Robin Talbot, head of the department of public health and primary care at St Martin's College, Lancaster, has been named chair of Morecambe Bay primary care trust.

Mike Sharon has been appointed chief executive of Birmingham North East and Greater Yardley primary care trusts.

Carrick primary care trust has appointed Lyn Manuell, former chief executive of Carrick primary care group, as its chief executive.

Carole Hardcastle, head of child and family consultation services at South Essex Mental Health and Community Care trust, is to take a secondment to the Department of Health and Social Services inspectorate.

Ipswich magistrate Tony Baker and former personnel officer Heather Marsden are to become non-executive members of East Anglia Ambulance trust. They replace former trust chair Geoffrey Maeer, who has retired, and Veronica Worrall, who has taken up the post of chair of West Suffolk Hospitals trust.

Retired senior nurse Lynn Drummond has been appointed to Llanelli/Dinefwr community health council.