Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has announced the appointment of two senior managers and two apprentices. After five years at the National Lottery Community Fund and with previous experience in housing and business development, Nas Hussain takes up post as Community Partnerships and Investment Manager. Matthew Hayes joins as IT Manager and is tasked with co-ordinating the association’s revamped digital technology infrastructure. MHA has also recruited two new apprentices. Aanish Rehman will be part of the finance team, working four days per week at the association’s Bradford head office as well as spending a day at college completing an Association of Accounting Technicians professional qualification. Avtar Dhesi will work with the MHA health & safety and compliance unit for four days each week, and study for a Business Administration NVQ Level 2 through City Training Services on day five.

District Care NHS Foundation Trust has a new chairman. Cathy Elliott, previously non-executive director of Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust in Greater Manchester, begins in her new post today.

Maria Weatherston has been appointed regional support manager at care home developer and provider, New Care.

12 hours ago – Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Colin Ramwell as Head of Recruitment to support its specialist residential services nationwide.

The chief executive of a troubled health trust has announced her resignation, saying “life is just too short”. Siobhan McArdle, of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said the personal cost of being a CEO in the NHS is “just too high”. She said she considered demands for further efficiency savings at the trust “too great a challenge”. In July, its intensive care was given the worst possible rating by watchdogs.

Caitlin McCorry named new chairperson for Port of Leith Housing Association

Sir David Behan – the current chair of Health Education England – has been appointed as chairman of Britain’s largest care home provider, HC-One.

PainChek (ASX:PCK) has appointed Pete Shergill as the Head of Business Development for PainChek UK starting at the end of the month.