Published: 16/05/2002, Volume II2, No. 5805 Page 22

In our 2 May edition, a letter from David Hooper, chair of Basildon and Thurrock General Hospitals trust, should have included a line which said trust chief executive salaries were 'not even half the earnings from private and NHS' work undertaken by hospital consultants. Due to an editing error, the 'and NHS' was omitted.