WORKFORCE: North West London Hospitals Trust has brought in former St George’s chief executive David Astley in an interim capacity.

A report from the interim chief executive said: “On 13 June I took up the role of interim acting chief executive. Fiona Wise will continue part-time for the next few weeks, focusing on the merger project, clinical strategy, pathology tendering exercise, complaints and generally supporting the team, planning to return to the role of full-time chief executive in the New Year.”