WORKFORCE: A new interim managing director has been appointed at Surrey and Sussex Commissioning Support Unit.

NHS England has announced that Robert Garner, previously managing director of Norfolk and Waveney CSU, has taken over from Clodagh Warde-Robinson.

Ms Warde-Robinson has taken on a role with NHS England, where she will be working on the programme to enable the externalisation of CSUs.

Mr Garner said “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the Surrey and Sussex CSU and look forward to the chance to meet CCG colleagues and CSU staff. 

“I have already spoken to Clodagh Warde-Robinson and will be drawing upon her experience and that of the senior leadership team over the coming days.”