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Something else for chiefs to-do list

In little over a week, Chris Bown will start his £294,000 one-year stewardship of the troubled East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Bown has said he wants to explore for himself the trust’s myriad problems before he speaks publicly — but it is unlikely he would have thought that vulnerable missing patients might have been on his lengthy …

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East Kent hospitals chairman will net £50,000 for three…

A new chairman is being sought to lead East Kent Hospitals Trust, including Thanet’s QEQM Hospital Comments (0) The East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust is advertising for a new chairman to lead its board of directors. The trust which runs hospitals in Thanet, Dover, Folkestone, Ashford, Deal and Canterbury, has a turnover of approximately £520 million. The current chairman, Nicholas Wells, …

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Nurses are up in arms over ‘disgraceful’ salary

HOSPITAL CHIEF IN FIRING LINE The Royal College of Nursing has reacted with fury and disbelief to the eye-watering £294,000 salary being handed to new hospitals chief exec Chris Bown. It says the figure – which Mr Bown will earn for a four-day week — is unjust when nurses are receiving a pay rise ofjust 1% while also working extra …

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East Kent Hospital Trust’s chief executive Chris Bown’s £294,000 salary for a four-day week to pull hospitals out of special measures

The beleaguered Kent and Canterbury Hospital’s new interim chief executive will earn a jaw-dropping £294,000 for a year’s work – despite only working a four-day week. Chris Bown’s astonishing pay packet – more than double the Prime Minister’s salary – has been branded “disgraceful” by a nursing union. Mr Bown will become the highest paid public servant in Canterbury, earning …

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