A hospital trust is owed almost £200,000 by its employees after they were overpaid, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

Hastings and St Leonards Observer report: 

A CASH-STRAPPED hospital trust is owed more than £180,000 in overpayments to staff it has been revealed.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT), which runs both the Conquest on The Ridge and Eastbourne DGH, said the overpayments affected around 200 staff.

This included waged paid to staff after they left the trust’s employment.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.