STRUCTURE: The takeover of the Trafford Healthcare Trust by Central Manchester University Hospitals is now complete, the foundation has announced.

In a statement issued on 2 April, CMFT said Trafford Healthcare’s hospitals would now be managed as a division within its trust. It has appointed Beth Weston, formerly divisional director of the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and the University Dental Hospital, as divisional director of the Trafford Hospitals.

Dr Simon Musgrave, THT’s former medical director, has been appointed Clinical Head of Division.

The statement added: “While the employment of staff and ownership of property transferred to Central Manchester FT at 1st April 2012, there will be no immediate changes to services and where they are provided.”