Health Service Executive needs radical action: Robinson

Sir Gerry Robinson, a London City tycoon, has launched a scathing attack on the way the Health Service Executive (HSE) is run, saying it needs to quadruple the salary of chief executive Brendan Drumm.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
29th March, 2008

Sir Gerry Robinson, a London City tycoon, has launched a scathing attack on the way the Health Service Executive (HSE) is run, saying it needs to quadruple the salary of chief executive Brendan Drumm.

The Irish-born businessman - who ran Granada and Sky TV and who, in January 2007, presented the three-part BBC series, Can Gerry Robinson Fix the NHS? - said radical action was needed after the exposure of recent HSE failures.

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