Samantha Jones, Chief Executive of Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead Hospitals has been appointed as Director of New Models of Care, and will join NHS England on secondment. 

Elsewhere, Tower Hamlets GP and CCG leader Sam Everington will help lead national work on primary care-driven care models and service redesign. Dr Everington is also a board member of NHS Clinical Commissioners, trustee of the Kings Fund, and member of the BMA Council.