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Auditor asks for money back from doctors in NHS

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7006.648a (Published 09 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:648

The NHS accounts have been qualified by the comptroller and auditor general for the second year running because of irregular payments to senior staff. South Birmingham Health Authority gave an unauthorised £130000 to one senior manager to compensate for the negative equity on his house when he moved to take up the job. Yorkshire Regional Health Authority gave an average of £20000 each to four managers and 13 doctors towards the cost of their relocation. All the recipients are being asked …

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