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Philip Sanders, former chief executive of Cornwall Healthcare trust, has become managing director of Personal Performance Consultants, a provider of employee assistance programmes.

John Fairclough has joined Bromley Hospitals trust as finance director. He was previously with South Kent Hospitals trust.

Paul Butcher and Gavin Scott have joined Calderdale and Kirklees health authority. Mr Butcher has joined as a public health specialist. He was previously health promotion manager in Leeds. Mr Scotthas taken on a new post to tackle rising levels of tooth decay and improve dental services. He was previously working as dental adviser to the HA.

Professor Irene Scott has been appointed director of nursing and education for West Midlands regional office. She is currently director of nursing at Leicester Royal Infirmary trust.

Judith Barton, a management consultant, has become director of education and development at South London Organisation of Vocational Training Schemes, a consortium of three GP training schemes in south London.

Professor Michael Schofield, chair of Dorset Community trust, has been appointed by the Privy Council as a member of thecouncil of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.