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PRs cost the NHS in Scotland £2.6m figures show

The NHS in Scotland paid their spin doctors £2.6million last year, new figures show.

Critics yesterday said the money could be better spent on caring for patients. NHS Lothian were the biggest spenders, paying the staff who fill their 13 public relations posts £508,000.

Despite this, the board have suffered a series of PR blunders, including claims their waiting list figures were manipulated to hit targets.

Read more at the Daily Record.

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