Published: 07/04/2005, Volume II5, No. 5949 Page 36

Bruce Dickie has been appointed director of child and adolescent services at Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland Mental Health trust. He was previously strategy and performance manager at NHS Tayside. He joined the NHS as a management trainee in 1986.

Richard Griffin has joined North East London strategic health authority as director of workforce planning. He is on secondment from the chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Former Scottish Executive Health Department senior economist Alasdair Munro has joined Aberdeen University health economics research unit. Professor Matt Sutton, formerly of Glasgow University, has been appointed chair in health economics.

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