Published: 12/08/2004, Volume II4, No. 5918 Page 31

Kevin Ellis is the new chief executive of West Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service trust. The 47-year-old takes up his new post on 1 September, and joins WYMAS from Airedale primary care trust.

North West London Hospitals trust has appointed Moira Black as trust chair.

She is also chair of the National Lottery Commission.

John Chuter has been appointed chair of Bradford District Care trust to oversee the development of mental health and learning disability services across Bradford, Airedale and Craven.

nThe new role of Audit Commission complaints panel chair has been taken by Anne Parker. The panel's role will be to act as a final 'court of appeal' in dealing with all aspects of commission work.

Keep us posted Please send details of senior appointments, indicating whether a photograph is available, to andrew. snowball@emap. com