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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
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