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The head of University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is leaving his role. Mark Hackett oversaw the merging of what was North Staffordshire and Stafford hospitals, and the formation of the new NHS Trust he runs.

Two senior solicitors have joined the social housing team at Hampshire law firm Blake Morgan. Tim Miles and Lisa Guelfi, who are both based at the firm’s Southampton office, arrived from Capsticks.

An extra care manager is being sought by West Kent Housing Association.

A director of finance and asset management is being sought by Orkney Housing Association.

B3living has a new chief executive. The independent social housing provider – operating in Hertfordshire and Essex – has confirmed that Joe Chambers, current chief executive of Soho Housing Association, is to take over from May.

A home manager for a residential care home in Thirsk, North Yorkshire is being sought by a national care provider. The £40,000 per annum salary is a starting point, said Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited.

A nurse facing allegations relating to the possession of crystal meth ordered Sudafed using the names of a number of his colleagues, a disciplinary inquiry heard. John Benedict Butalid de Lara, of Ballyfermot, who worked as a staff nurse at the Royal Hospital Donnybrook from 2003 until 2014, is facing allegations relating to the possession of crystal meth, and of ordering Sudafed using the names of several colleagues.

UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, has announced that Mark Norbury has been appointed its new chief executive.