MID Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) has appointed Dennis Dunn as its new Chairman.

Dennis, who is currently pro vice chancellor international of Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and dean of MMU Cheshire, succeeds John Moran, who retired from his position on March 31.

He said: “I am delighted to have been chosen to lead Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

"The Trust is already rated in the top 40 by CHKS and our patients at Leighton Hospital and Victoria Infirmary, together with Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre, are treated and cared for by talented and dedicated staff.”