Candace Imison has been appointed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as its new director of strategy development, with a brief to come up with a five-year plan for the regulator.

Social Care Wales has appointed David Pritchard as its new director of regulation.

A minister in the Department of Health and Social Care resigned last night so he could vote against the government on a Brexit-related issue. Steve Brine, MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford, resigned to vote for a cross-party amendment yesterday that allows MPs to bring forward a series of so-called indicative votes – non-binding ballots on various options for how the UK could leave the European Union.

Michael Brady has been appointed as National Adviser for LGBT Health in the NHS.

Borough Care has appointed Geraldine Blow and Chrisi Williams as Area Managers.

Paul Gray, chief financial officer at housing association BPHA, will leave the organisation at the end of next month.

The Care Innovation Hub (CIH), a partnership designed to encourage entrepreneurship in the care sector, has appointed Navin Mayani as its new chief executive officer.

A former nurse who specialised in treating people with alcohol and drug addictions has been given a key leadership appointment by a scheme to integrate health and social care. Annemargaret Black has been appointed as the new chief officer of the Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership.