Colin is new health chief.Colin McLeod has been appointed chief executive of the new Middlesbrough Primary Care Trust. He will take up his position from October 1. The move follows changes to primary care trust organisations which will see community health organisations more closely aligned to local authority boundaries.
The current Middlesbrough PCT (Private Communications Technology) A protocol from Microsoft that provides secure transactions over the Web. See security protocol. will transfer its responsibilities for the Eston area to the new Redcar and Cleveland The borough of Redcar & Cleveland is a unitary authority in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Skelton and Loftus. PCT (currently Langbaurgh PCT).
Bridge still shut
MIDDLESBROUGH'S Transporter Bridge, which has been closed for essential maintenance, is not now likely to be opened until Bank Holiday Monday. The free bus service will still run from 6am to 6pm on the days of closure except tomorrow when running times will be from 2pm to 6pm. The council apologises for any inconvenience caused.
AN inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of retired sheet metal worker Kevin Martin, 75, of Southdean Drive, Hemlington, who was admitted to James Cook University Hospital The James Cook University Hospital is a 1010 bed major tertiary hospital and district general hospital in Marton, Middlesbrough. It forms part of the South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust, along with the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton. , Middlesbrough, on August 2 and died on August 19.
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