The Welsh Government has announced that David Sissling, the Chief Executive of NHS Wales, is to move to a new role in the East Midlands.
He will leave his current post in March, and will take up a 'a senior role' in the NHS close to his family home.
“This has been a very difficult decision for me and not without mixed feelings" he said.
"There is never a perfect time to leave any role, particularly in the health service which faces continual challenge and change".
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A major review will be published later this morning into student finance and higher education in Wales.
Dull and damp for much of Wales as we start the day, with drier and brighter weather on the way this afternoon.
The heaviest of the rain will ease overnight. Remaining mild but breezy around coastal areas.