Published: 03/02/2005, Volume II4, No. 5941 Page 38

Ian Gibson has taken up post as corporate affairs director at Bromley Hospitals trust. Ian was previously director of planning and performance development at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals trust.

John Grinnell has been appointed South Manchester University Hospitals trust deputy director of finance. He was previously deputy director of performance at University Hospital of North Staffordshire trust.

Dr John Bullivant has been appointed chair of the Institute of Quality Assurance's health and social care group. He will continue as NHS Board Support Team associate director during the term.

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