Dr Mahiben Maruthappu has been appointed to the chief executive's office, as the first member of a new programme providing opportunities for early and mid-career clinicians and managers to work on national strategy and operations. Ian Dodge has been appointed to NHS England's Board as National Director, Commissioning Strategy, following open competition. Jo Lenaghan, Director of Strategy and Workforce Planning at Health Education England will take up a part-time four month secondment as Project Director for the NHS 5 year Forward View, alongside her continuing role as a Director of HEE.Andrew Ridley, Managing Director of North and East London Commissioning Support Unit will take up a secondment as Programme Director for the Better Care Fund.