WORKFORCE: Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has announced Angela Schofield as its new chair, replacing interim Dame Yvonne Moores. 

Ms Schofield joins the trust after five years as chair of NHS Bournemouth and Poole.

Until 2006, she was head of Bournemouth University’s Institute of Health and Community Studies.

Poole Hospital chief executive Chris Bown said: “We are delighted to welcome Angela Schofield to the trust.

“Angela’s wide-ranging experience in the NHS and public sector will ensure that Poole Hospital continues to maintain the highest standards of care in the changing NHS landscape.”

Dame Yvonne will return to her previous role as vice chair.