WORKFORCE: The NHS Commissioning Board has appointed six directors for its Greater Manchester local area team.

Mike Burrows, currently chief executive of NHS Greater Manchester, will be local area director.

The other appointments include:

  • Commissioning director - Rob Bellingham
  • Operations and delivery director - Warren Heppolette
  • Finance director - Claire Yarwood
  • Medical director - Raj Patel
  • Nursing and quality director - Trish Bennett