Published: 05/08/2004, Volume II4, No. 5917 Page 28

David Sloman has been appointed chief executive of Whittington Hospital trust.

He is currently chief executive of Haringey teaching primary care trust.

Simon Leftley has been appointed chief executive of Bexley Care trust.Mr Leftley moves from Bexley council where is director of social services and housing.

William Greenwood has been named head of primary care at Greater Manchester strategic health authority.He joins from Manchester NHS Shared Service Agency, where he was director in chief.His NHS career began in 1968 in medical records at Tameside Hospital.

Princess Royal Trust for Carers chief executive Alison Ryan is leaving after five years to become chief executive of the merging Joseph Weld and Trimar Hospice Trust and CancerCare Dorset.

Tony Bourne has been appointed secretary/chief executive of the British Medical Association. He is a founding partner of independent finance advisory firm Hawkpoint and a director of Scope.

Professor Peter Weissberg has been named by the British Heart Foundation as its next medical director. Professor Weissburg is currently the BHF's professor of cardiovascular medicine at Cambridge University.

Barbara Stephens has been appointed chair of the NHS's corporate university, NHSU.

She is currently a higher education specialist with recruitment company KMC international .

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