Fears have been raised that NHS Grampian could be left “rudderless” with the coming departure of two senior board members.
Former NHS Tayside chief executive Lesley McLay leaves the health board – three months after being stripped of leadership
The former boss at NHS Tayside has left the health board three months after being stripped of the leadership.
The Scottish Government has again been forced to deny that it is plotting to merge health boards covering Grampian, Tayside and the Highlands and islands.
The man who steered NHS Grampian out of its most turbulent period in history is to retire, threatening to plunge the board into disarray once more.
Scottish Conservatives in the north-east have demanded to know when NHS Grampian’s “absent” chief executive Malcolm Wright will return to combat the board’s problems.
Fears have been raised that the new boss of Tayside’s beleaguered health board is juggling too many senior roles.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has signalled that the Scottish Government has no plans to merge NHS Grampian with the crisis-hit Tayside board.
Scottish ministers have been warned that north and north-east patients would suffer if local health boards were abolished and replaced with new “super-boards.”
NHS Grampian has insisted that charitable donations are not misused amid calls for a nationwide investigation into the Tayside financial scandal.
NHS Grampian’s chief executive has been sent in to bail out crisis-hit Tayside amid a series of financial scandals.
The Scottish Government has used its “powers of intervention” to call for new leadership at NHS Tayside amid a row over its use of charity funds.
An MSP wants an urgent meeting with north-east health chiefs after it was ruled that the death of an Aberdeenshire baby could have been prevented.
A child at a Scottish nursery has been diagnosed with meningitis.