Published: 16/06/2005, Volume II5, No. 5960 Page 44

East Sussex County Healthcare trust has appointed Robin Stephenson as a nonexecutive director. He is director of corporate affairs for the Health Foundation and has a background in corporate governance.

Tim Hailstone has been appointed chair of health research organisation Dr Foster. He is also chief executive of the Stationery Office. Dr Foster run regular analyses of healthcare trends in HSJ's Data Briefing section - the next one will appear on 30 June.

Roger Pedley is to join Wiltshire county council as joint mental health commissioning manager.

Roger was chief executive of Bath Mental Health Care trust for eight years until December 2004.

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