NHS trust head Margaret Foster dealt with complaint concerning surgeon husband – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2012 in complaints, conflict of interest, hospitals, news by tracey

“A health trust chief executive who dealt with a complaint about a patient’s treatment failed to declare she was married to a surgeon involved. Margaret Foster, who was then head of Pontypridd and Rhondda NHS Trust, wrote to the patient’s daughter after complaints about a routine operation. A health watchdog agreed that not revealing the relationship may have been seen as a conflict of interest.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2012

Source: www.bbc.co.uk