Hospital chief resigns, accusing Monitor of undermining leadersBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6883 (Published 17 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6883
- Richard Vize
The former consultant physician Mark Newbold has resigned as chief executive of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, saying that the regulator Monitor had set too short a timescale for improvements to be made at the trust.
Last month the regulator put a condition on the trust’s licence that raised the prospect of forcing a change of leadership.1 It acted after the trust failed to reduce waiting …
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