Bosses at NHS Tayside have been praised after making “significant improvements” to the organisation following crises earlier this year.
Scotland’s charity watchdog is to issue a report on claims that NHS Tayside misused endowment funds, it has announced.
The former chief executive of NHS Tayside was given a £90,000 pay-off, it has been reported.
NHS Tayside has dismissed claims it handed a six-figure pay-off to its former chief executive as “categorically untrue”.
The former boss at NHS Tayside has left the health board three months after being stripped of the leadership.
The NHS has been accused of giving senior staff special treatment after it emerged that Tayside Health Board’s former chief executive is still being paid despite having no job.
The chairman of NHS Tayside said he is “deeply sorry” for recent financial woes the health board has faced.
NHS Tayside has given chief executive Lesley McLay permission to ask for further financial support from the Scottish Government.
NHS Tayside bosses scurried to protect themselves on Thursday over their handling of an accounting scandal that has contributed to a £12.1 million black hole in the board’s finances.
Tayside health bosses have held crisis talks as the board prepares to explain to Scottish ministers why it knowingly misrecorded the state of its finances for several years.
Youngsters in Tayside are facing an “alarming” mental health crisis after care bosses admitted standards have plummeted in six months.
NHS Tayside is set to ask Scottish Government ministers for an extra £1 million of aid after revealing it is behind on its savings plan.
Tayside health chiefs have issued fresh medical advice amid a three-fold rise in reports of flu at hospitals and surgeries.
Injuries related to the cold weather and an outbreak of flu have been blamed for a dip in A&E performance over the festive period.
The chairman of NHS Tayside has said the health board will run into “serious difficulties” if its current level of spending continues.
NHS Tayside bosses have defended their record on GPs — including their takeover of a Dundee doctors’ practice.