WORKFORCE: Kevin Marsh has been appointed director of nursing at Northern Devon Healthcare Trust.

Mr Marsh, who was previously deputy director of nursing at Plymouth Hospitals Trust from 2006 to 2014, joined Northern Devon as an interim earlier this year.

Chair Roger French said: “Kevin has fitted seamlessly into the ethos and culture of the organisation and has already demonstrated his compassion, professionalism and determination to maintain the momentum we have established for delivering safe and effective healthcare for our patients.”