The chairman of a scandal-hit health board named as a suspect in a corporate homicide probe made up to £153,000 by giving the government advice on how to run the NHS.

John Brown CBE, chairman of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), could have doubled his income for his work as an advisor on NHS governance, the Sunday Mail has revealed.

Brown was the co-chair of the NHS Scotland Corporate Governance Steering Group between 2019 and 2022 and wrote two reports called “a blueprint for good governance” during that time.

He’s paid £280 a day for 156 days work as NHSGGC’s chairman but the Scottish Government confirmed Brown was given a 30 per cent rise and an extra two days’ work a week for the advisory job.

It means he could have made up to £285,000 over the three years he was working on the advisory group compared to £131,433 he would have made just from chairing the NHSGGC board.

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