Current non-executive director and Audit Chair of the Appointments Commission David Cain will continue in his role for a further term of three years, effective from 1 April 2010. Penny Bennett has been reappointed as the Health and Social Care Commissioner for the South West, and Miranda Hughes as Health and Social Care Commissioner for the North East < Yorkshire and The Humber. Both will serve in their roles for an additional four years, effective from 1 April 2010 and 30 April 2010 respectively.
The Appointments Commission is the independent organisation responsible for appointing chairs and non-executives of the highest quality for NHS boards and many national public bodies.
Anne Watts CBE, Chair of the Appointments Commission, said:
I am delighted with these reappointments, and believe that the knowledge and experience that David, Penny and Miranda continue to bring to the organisation will help us as we grow and develop to face the challenges and opportunities ahead.