FINANCE: The finance director at Hillingdon Hospitals Foundation Trust is to leave after 16 years at the organisation.

Paul Wratten has been in charge of finances at the west London trust since 1999 and will leave next year to take up a job with a charity.

Trust thief executive Shane DeGaris said: “We will be very sorry to see Paul go. He has done a fantastic job for us for a great many years. He will be greatly missed but we all wish him the very best in his new role and for the future.”