David Hands, acting chief executive of Bro Taf health authority, has been appointed chief executive of North Wales HA. He will succeed Brian Jones when he retires later this year.

Robert Anderson has taken up the post of finance director at Argyll and Clyde Acute Hospitals trust. He was formerly finance director at Kirkaldy Acute Hospitals trust in Fife.

David Fox, clinical unit manager at Leeds Community and Mental Health Services trust, has been appointed general manager, oncology and clinical haematology services, at Leeds Teaching Hospitals trust.

The chair of the new Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals trust is Jenni Bowley, formerly a non-executive director of Barnet HA and chair of its audit committee. Ms Bowley is a qualified accountant.

Patricia Moberly is the new chair of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital trust. A former teacher, she has been involved with the NHS for more than 30 years, latterly as a non-executive director of the trust.

Bedford Hospital trust has a new non-executive director, Eileen Milner, an information management specialist.

David Woodhead has left the post of research fellow at South Bank University's faculty of health to work as a policy officer in the chief executive's office at the London borough of Lambeth.