Sir David Nicholson
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NHS boss set to retire next year

The head of the NHS in England Sir David Nicholson is retiring next year.

Sir David has announced he will step down in March 2014 from his position as chief executive of NHS England.

He has spent seven years in charge of the NHS, but in recent months has faced repeated calls to resign over his role in the Stafford Hospital scandal.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 21 May 2013