Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Health watchdog resigns following handling of sexual abuse cover-up scandal

Health watchdog resigns following handling of sexual abuse cover-up scandal The embattled head of the NHS watchdog has resigned following revelations that her deputy was involved in a sexual harassment cover-up scandal.

Dame Julie Mellor, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) admitted that she "made a mistake in handling correspondence" about former deputy PHSO Mick Martin.

She handed in her notice ahead of the publication of a review commissioned after the incident came to light earlier this year. The Daily Telegraph

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