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Friday 22nd June 2018

Movers and Shakers

1st May 2006

Con Egan is to become Chief Executive of the newly formed Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust. Con will move over from Bradford District Care Trust, where he has been Chief Executive since 2002. The new trust will cover County Durham, the Tees Valley and North East Yorkshire, and will employ 5,000 staff.

In Wales, Dr Anita Rogers has been appointed Chair of the Ceredigion and Mid Wales NHS Trust, succeeding Eleri Ebenezer. Dr Rogers is a Senior Lecturer/Director of Foundation Degree Programmes at the Open University and is a consultant to the School of Business at University of Kent.

Andrew Webster, currently Executive Director of Adult and Community Services at the London Borough of Lambeth has been appointed Strategic Director of “Services for Families� at Surrey County Council, a role which will cover not only education and children’s services, but also adults services. Surrey is interestingly grouping the departments together despite the national move to the contrary.

Campaigning group the Howard League for Penal Reform has appointed Lord Carlile QC is its new President. Lord Carlile was previously a lay member of the GMC and has a particular interest in mental health issues. The Liberal Democrat peer recently completed an independent report into the restraint, strip search and solitary confinement of children in the secure children's estate, which the League labelled “a springboard for changeâ€?. 

At the King’s Fund, Anna Dixon, lecturer in European Health Policy at the London School of Economics, has been appointed Deputy Director of Policy. Anna will take up her post in September after completing her Harkness Fellowship at the University of Oregon.

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