Colchester Hospital: Chief executive goes 'by mutual consent'
The chief executive of a hospital under police investigation over alleged manipulation of cancer waiting times has resigned.
In a statement, Colchester Hospital NHS Trust said, by mutual consent, Dr Gordon Coutts would not return to his post after a period of sick leave.
It follows claims cancer waiting times at the hospital had been manipulated.
Julian Sturdy has been following the story from the start.
18 Dec 2013