AN agency doctor was paid a staggering £19,000 for a week’s work with NHS Western Isles – the equivalent of £1million a year.

Health board chiefs were under fire last night for paying the huge fee to the consultant psychiatrist who spent 40 hours on duty and the rest of their time in the Hebrides on call

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