Sir David Nicholson, who was in charge of the NHS in the West Midlands during part of the Stafford hospital scandal, is under fire again over another Midlands hospital trust.
A former Chief Executive of hospitals in Lincolnshire says he warned Sir David Nicholson in 2009 that there were similar problems there. He claims he was then sacked after putting emergency cases before NHS targets.
He signed a gagging clause, but he's now breached that by speaking out.
Mark Gough reports.
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