Published: 30/09/2004, Volume II4, No. 5925 Page 49

North Central London strategic health authority has appointed Kev in Woods as chief executive.He has been acting chief executive at Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire SHA since May.

David Griffiths - one of the longest-serving ambulance chiefs in the country - has resigned from Sussex Ambulance Service trust.He was appointed in 1995.

Professor Tim van Zwanenberg has been appointed by County Durham and Tees Valley strategic health authority to offer general practice advice to healthcare professionals and managers.

Dr Marc Danzon has been reelected to a second five-year term as the World Health Organisation regional director for Europe.

Stephen Cass has taken up his post as acting chief executive for Worthing and Southlands Hospitals trust.He takes over from Roger Greene, who left in July.

Jacqui Nugent has been appointed Macmillan breast care nurse in Belfast, thanks to staff from the Halifax and HBOS, who raised more than£1m for the charity. She will be based at The Ulster Hospital.

Nicola Easey, assistant director of commissioning at North East Lincolnshire primary care trust, has been appointed NHS Alliance commissioning network lead. The network has responsibility for modernisation and commissioning.

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