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NHS boss Sir David Nicholson to retire next year

The Head of the NHS in England, Sir David Nicholson, has said he will retire early next year.

Sir David oversaw one of the service's worst ever scandals in Mid-Staffordshire, where he admitted to personal failings - but at the time he resisted calls to resign.One MP said today, she was 'sickened' that he will now be able to leave on his own terms.

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