Elizabeth Fradd, West Midlands regional director of nursing and education, has become assistant chief nursing officer, nursing practice, at the NHS Executive. Before her regional office appointment, she was seconded to the Department of Health as nursing officer, children.

Dr Paul Johnstone has been appointed public health director at Tees health authority. He is currently consultant in public health medicine for Berkshire HA.

St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals trust has appointed Julia Konstankewecz as head of information services. She has been head of information at North Mersey Community trust, Liverpool, for four years.

Delyth Lloyd Evans has been appointed to the new post of planning and development director at Harrow and Hillingdon Healthcare trust. She has previously held a number of NHS and consultant posts.

Kevin Flynn and Elizabeth McClurg have been re-appointed as non-executive directors of Craigavon Area Hospital Group Health and Social Services trust.

Neil Campbell, chief executive of Dumfries and Galloway health board, has been appointed as a non-executive director of Dumfries and Galloway Enterprise Company.