Sir David Nicholson to retire with £1.9m pension pot

The head of the NHS has announced he is retiring next year. Sir David Nicholson was in charge of the regional health authority responsible for Stafford hospital, where hundreds of patients died needlessly between 2005-2008.

Latest NHS figures show that when he leaves next March, his pension pot will be worth nearly £1.9 million.

Chris Halpin reports.

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Sir David Nicholson to retire

NHS boss Sir David Nicholson plans to retire in March next year, NHS England has today announced.