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Rosemary Gillespie has been appointed chief executive of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. She is director of policy and research at Breast Cancer Care.

The former chairman of GlaxoSmithKline and rector of Imperial College London, Sir Richard Sykes, will become chair of NHS London on December 1.

Help the Aged and Age Concern have appointed Dianne Jeffrey as the chair of a new UK charity for older people, which will be created from the proposed merger of the two organisations next year.

Sara Tough is the new director of services to children and young people at Swindon borough council. She replaces Geoff Hogg, who retired earlier this year.

Capacitybuilders has appointed five new board members: Stephen Dunmore, former chief executive of the Big Lottery Fund; Angela Sarkis, former national secretary of YMCA; Sir Rodney Brooke, chair of the General Social Care Council; Anthony Freeling, director of the Ashridge Strategic Management Centre; and Olu Olasode, chief executive of the consultancy TL First.

Graham Smith has been appointed chief executive and registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.