The man in charge of hospitals in Shrewsbury and Telford has "decided not to take up a position" in Nottinghamshire when he leaves the role next month, a hospital trust has confirmed.
Simon Wright announced he was leaving the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust (SATH) a fortnight ago, saying he was taking up a new role leading health and social care in the East Midlands.
Mr Wright's decision to leave came after months of criticism of SaTH, which was put in special measures in November due to concerns about maternity and emergency services.
SaTH's chairman Ben Reid said the trust remains on course to have alternative plans in place for when Mr Wright departs.
We understand that Simon has decided not to take up a position at Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS and will now be taking some time to consider what to do next. I would like to again thank Simon for his contribution to SaTH in his time as chief executive and wish him well in the future. We continue to work to have interim arrangements in place by 22 July."