Budget-crisis hospital chief ‘off work’ on £90,000 pay
The £90,000-a-year boss of the Highlands’ flagship hospital is off work on full pay, as managers struggle to find a solution to their budget problems.
An NHS Highland board insider confirmed that Chris Lyons, director of operations at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, was “on special leave” on full salary, but had not been suspended.
The 452-bed hospital is facing an £8.6million overspend in this financial year.
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