Health bosses detail former chief executive’s payments
Cash-strapped NHS bosses say all payments made to a former chief executive were “in line with his contract”.
Professor Stephen Cox stepped down from his role as St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group’s clinical chief executive in September.
He was in his post when the CCG announced a proposal to stop performing non-urgent procedures, such as hip operations and cataract surgery, because it could no longer fund all NHS service.
The plan was scrapped following public and professional outrage.
Following Prof Cox’s resignation, the CCG were asked in a Freedom of Information request to confirm... read more
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