WORKFORCE: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust director of nursing Nick Coveney is to retire.

He will retire at the end of June after 27 years in the NHS and 14 months at the NNUH.

He said: “I absolutely love working at the NNUH but after a lot of thought I have decided to take early retirement and emigrate to start a new life with my family on a small farm in the Irish Republic.”