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Ian Morfett is stepping down as chairman of the East & North Herts NHS Trust.

A new non-executive member has been appointed to the Homes and Communities Agency’s Regulation Committee. The appointment follows an open competition conducted by the Department for Communities and Local Government. Former Guinness Partnership CEO Simon Dow joins the committee with immediate effect. Meanwhile, Jonathan Adlington is standing down after three years’ service. Simon Dow is also Executive Chairman of the London Housing Foundation.

Firefighters in Winchester tackled flooding at a Hampshire nursing home this morning. The incident which was caused by a burst pipe happened at Brendoncare nursing home in Park Road, Winchester.

Builder and developer Seddon has appointed Paul Hughes as development director for the firm’s housing partnerships division, based in Bolton.

HouseMark chief executive Ross Fraser has announced his plan to step down from his role in January 2017 at the age of 60.

Tom Manion, chief executive of Irwell Valley, passed away following a sudden heart attack yesterday morning.

An angry nurse who wiped faeces under the nose of a 97-year-old dementia patient after he soiled himself at a Bupa-run home has been struck off.

The head of a care home in Ellesmere has left. It comes after a Care Quality Commission report handed the home its second “requires improvement” rating within the space of nine months, said Harry Dowling of BestCare.