Gary Walker, the former Chief Executive of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has told MPs that he was paid £325,000 when he left the trust.
He has told the committee of MPs examining the findings of the Francis Report into the Stafford Hospital scandal, that use of public money to cover up individual failing is a major problem.
What does the decision to appoint trust special administrators to run Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust mean?
The Health Secretary's response came after failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, which highlighted the suffering of hundreds of people.
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has today outlined new plans for NHS following the Stafford scadal