WORKFORCE: A cardiologist at Southampton General Hospital has been appointed heart tsar by the Department of Health.  

Professor Huon Gray, a consultant interventional cardiologist at Southampton General Hospital, will take up the post of national clinical director for cardiovascular disease later this month.

His role will include development of the government’s new cardiovascular disease outcomes strategy.

The trust’s Dr Damian Jenkinson was recently named as national clinical director for stroke.

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