All existing SHA
chief executives and interim SHA
chief executives will remain in place until these new arrangements take effect next month.
Setback"All through the negotiations we insisted on two points - substantial help for the [financially] weak in Israeli society and the defence of Jerusalem," Shas
said in a statement.
The pilot phase of the e-learning initiative began in June, involving staff in GP surgeries, hospitals and Primary Care Trusts from across all three SHA
regions and has steadily progressed to the next important roll out stage of the project.
He has been chairman of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear SHA
since it was established in 2002 and before then was chairman of the former Newcastle and North Tyneside Health Authority and Northern Regional Health Authority.
The Hebron accord narrowly won Cabinet approval with Shas
The changes nationally are influenced by the increasing number of NHS foundation hospital trusts ( which are not performance-managed by SHAs
and so do not have a direct relationship, the likelihood of fewer primary care trusts, and a drive to reduce management costs and release more money to frontline services in the North East.
Mike Brereton, chairman of Shropshire and Staffordshire SHA
added: 'The appointment of David Nicholson as chief executive (designate) will further strengthen all three SHAs
in their work with each other and with local NHS organisations to improve health and healthcare for the people of both Shropshire and Staffordshire and across the whole of the West Midlands.
Netanyahu was questioned last week about allegations that Arieh Deri, leader of the religious Shas
party, made his party's support for last month's Hebron agreement conditional on the appointment of a Jerusalem lawyer, Roni Bar-On, as attorney general.
With just one day remaining before a deadline set to reach a deal with other parties, Tzipi Livni, the foreign minister, has so far failed to attract the ultra-orthodox Shas
party to join Kadima and the Labour party in the administration.
Proposals to merge PCTs and SHAs
in the area were discussed this week at board meetings following lengthy public consultations.
The Supreme Court orders the ultra-Orthodox Shas
party rabbi Aryeh Deri to begin a jail sentence in 11 days' time.
Four Israeli Cabinet Ministers from the religious Shas
party submitted letters of resignation yesterday, delivering a final warning that Shas
is intent on leaving prime minister Mr Ehud Barak's fractious coalition.