Published: 17/02/2005, Volume II5, No. 5943 Page 36

Amanda Dexter has been appointed public partnership and communications manager by Durham and Chesterle-Street primary care trust. She joins from Hartlepool PCT, where she was health theme coordinator.

Southampton University Hospitals trust clinical service manager for radiology Jan Dowsett has been seconded to the Department of Health as national champion for allied health professionals.

The secondment is for three years.

Matthew Lowry has been appointed director of finance at Rotherham General Hospitals trust.

He was previously director of finance at Sheffield West primary care trust.

Send details of senior appointments to andrew.snowball@emap. com