Tim Woods has moved from Barnsley District General Hospital trust to become finance director of Nott ingham City Hospital trust.

The trust has also appointed Jenny Leggott as director of nursing. She succeeds Clare Ashton, who has retired after 39 years in the NHS.

University Hospital of Wales and Llandough Hospital trust has appointed a new chief executive - David Edwards, chief executive of Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Ian Hamilton is taking up a new post at St George's Healthcare trust. He is stepping into the chief executive's job from being deputy chief executive.

The new chair of North Sefton and West Lancashire Community trust is Jim Barton, a retired headteacher and former vice-chair of North Mersey Community trust.

Barking and Havering health authority has two new non-executive directors - Hemant Patel, a pharmacist and secretary of the local pharmaceutical committee, and Joan Irwinhunt, an educational consultant.

Donald Kirkham has been appointed as a non-executive director of Bexley and Greenwich health authority. He is a former group chief executive of the locally based Woolwich building society.

Michael Gore has been re-appointed as a non-executive director of Kingston and District Community trust.

Alan Walker, professor of social policy at Sheffield University, has become chair of Community Health Sheffield trust. He has been a non-executive director of the trust since it was created.

Keep us posted Please send details of senior appointments, indicating whether a photograph is available, to Lyn Whitfield at HSJ, Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1 7EJ, or fax 0171-874 0254, or e-mail: lynw@healthcare.emap.co.uk.

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