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The country’s two biggest landlord associations have officially merged, with a new chair announced today. Jodi Berg OBE will head the newly created National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA), formed by the merger of the National Landlords Association and Residential Landlords Association.

National charity Revitalise has announced the appointment of George Blunden as its Chairman.

27-year-old Chloe Wynn, has been appointed support manager at Belong Morris Feinmann in Didsbury, Manchester. Chloe will be responsible for managing the village’s specialist ‘household teams’ and ensuring they provide the highest standards of nursing and dementia care 24-hours a day.

Sovereign has appointed a former chief executive of a large multinational energy firm as its new chair. Paul Massara, who was chief executive of RWE Npower, will take over as chair of the 58,000-home association in July.

Catalyst Housing has recruited two new Managing Directors to oversee the delivery of its homes programme across London and the South East. Richard Smith has been appointed as Catalyst’s Managing Director for New Homes (London) and Andrew Almond will take over as Managing Director for New Homes (Counties).

New Care has appointed Carla Middleton as registered manager of its Formby Manor Care Centre in Formby, Merseyside.

Northern housing association Karbon Homes has announced the appointment of Sir David Bell KCB as its new Chair.

The executive chief nurse at West Suffolk Hospital has announced she is standing down after more than four years in the role. Rowan Procter, who has been a nurse for more than 20 years, first joined the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) in 2000 as children’s ward manager after specialising in paediatric nursing care. After holding other healthcare roles across Suffolk, she returned to the trust in 2015 as executive chief nurse.