Cumbria's former Chief Constable Stuart Hyde is now out of a coma.
Mr Hyde contracted viral meningitis whilst in Abu Dhabi and was placed into a medically-induced coma.
Many former police colleagues sent well-wishes to Mr Hyde.
Former Cumbria Chief Constable Stuart Hyde is in a medically-induced coma after contracting viral meningitis in Abu Dhabi.
Police officers from around the country have sent Mr Hyde and his family their best wishes.
A report into the actions of Cumbria's former temporary Chief Constable has been made public.
Stuart Hyde returned to work last month after being cleared of misconduct.
More information about the investigation into his actions is now being published, following a freedom of information request.
In it, the accounts of around 50 witnesses have been made public.
The report goes into greater detail about Mr Hyde's use of a corporate credit card including thousands of pounds worth of unverified expenditure.
Stuart Hyde has been cleared of misconduct and is due to retire at the end of the year.
Local MP Tim Farron says the situation with Stuart Hyde has descended into farce.
Tim Farron has criticised the estimated half a million pounds cost of the probe, and the time it has taken to come to a conclusion.
The temporary Chief Constable of Cumbria Police is being allowed to return to work.
Stuart Hyde was suspended last September over allegations of misconduct. He was cleared, but another investigation muddied the waters and he still wasn't allowed back.
Cumbria Police announced today that he would be coming back next week - and Mr Hyde issued a statement saying he had learned lessons from his ordeal, and was pleased to be able to return to work.
However, he also said he would retire by the end of the year.
Tim Backshall reports:
Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes, says that he fully supports the decision to invite Stuart Hyde back to work:
Stuart Hyde says he is pleased to be able to return to work as Deputy Chief Constable:
Cumbria's suspended temporary Chief Constable Stuart Hyde will return to work as Deputy Chief Constable on 9th September.
The announcement came from the temporary Chief Constable, Bernard Lawson who released the following statement:
Mr Lawson also noted that Mr Hyde indicated that he intended to retire from 31st December 2013.
Suspended Temporary Chief Constable Stuart Hyde is expected to find out this morning whether he can return to work at Cumbria Police.
Should he return it is likely it would be in his former role as Deputy Chief Constable of the force.
The future of Cumbria's suspended Chief Constable remains is still unclear tonight. Stuart Hyde had been in the post on a temporary basis and today that role was due to come to end, with him reverting to his former job as Deputy Chief Constable.
However Cumbria Police says it won't be able to make any decision about his future until next week. Tim Backshall has the latest and you can watch his report below: