WORKFORCE: The primary care trust in Wolverhampton has appointed a new managing director. 

Dr Adrian Phillips, who currently works as director of public health and deputy chief executive at NHS Wolverhampton, will work across the PCT and its new cluster.

He will also take over the responsibility from the existing PCT chief executive for the delivery of the local QIPP programme, although in time the delivery of the QIPP programme will pass to the new clinical commissioning group.

Dr Phillips will also continue in his role as director of public health at the PCT.