Issue : 1999-01-14
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Derek Smith, chief executive of King's Healthcare trust, is leaving at the end of this month to become managing director of London Underground. He has led the trust for nine years. The trust's director of finance and information services, Patrick Butcher, will become acting chief executive until a successor is recruited.
Introducing Gadfly, an everyday story of trust folk. Appearing fortnightly...
There comes a time in politics when you just have to come clean about that shameful secret before someone outs you. So Monitor wants to hear no sniggering now that the man who gave fundholding its academic credibility has admitted his embarrassing and somewhat perverse peccadillo. Yes, former Labour parliamentary candidate turned SDPer Professor Nick Bosanquet has taken the final step, and - according to one of Monitor's favourite magazines, the true-blue CMS Bulletin - now serves on ...
news focus; Health authority and trust chief executives in the capital have already experienced the forthright management style of Nigel Crisp, the man running the new London region.
Labour's mental health policies may lead to inertia and short-termism
Bringing in a common currencySubscription
Spending on salaries is much the same as spending on patient services
Nouvelle Labour's latest dishSubscription
COMMUNITY SPIRIT MATT MUIJEN
It is a hard life as an expert medical witness. Slaving away for just £124 an hour to prepare your evidence, and going to court for £870 a day - it's barely enough to keep the Woolf from the door.
POLITICS MICHAEL WHITE