The health board press officer hired on the basis of a controversial strategy document which criticised politicians and said GPs had egos the size of mountains has quit his post.

The health board press officer hired on the basis of a controversial strategy document which criticised politicians and said GPs had egos the size of mountains has quit his post. John Macleod, a Scottish Daily Mailcolumnist, announced on Friday that he was leaving NHS Western Isles. Last week, board chair David Currie stepped down and the health minister Andy Kerr sent a trouble-shooting team in to support the board.