The former chief executive of Bury Hospice has criticised the charity after winning an unfair dismissal case.
Jacqui Comber, who was sacked last year , is in line for a payout of up to £72,000 after the tribunal ruling last week.
Now she has launched a stinging attack on the Board of Trustees at the hospice – who suspended and then dismissed her without going through a disciplinary hearing.
The employment tribunal heard trustees were concerned about the manager’s ability to lead the trust, but no formal process took place to remove her from her post.
In a statement issued by solicitors firm MSB, Mrs Comber said:
Mrs Comber said she was particularly saddened by reports in the tribunal about her behaviour, which she claims were untrue, adding:
Mrs Comber was sacked in March last year after a report claimed there were ‘significant’ failures in leadership and allegations of bullying. But she sued for unfair dismissal, and last month an employment tribunal ruled in her favour.
A spokesman for Bury Hospice told the Manchester Evening News after the tribunal: