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NHS boss sacked after fake law degree controversy

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07.07.2021

An NHS boss who claimed to have a law degree from a university he never graduated from has been sacked.

Mason Fitzgerald had been due to become chief executive of the region's struggling mental health trust, the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

He withdrew his application for chief executive in March.

It came after the BBC revealed that Mr Fitzgerald's LinkedIn profile, NHS board papers and a medical journal wrongly stated that he had a Master of Laws degree (LLM) from the University of Georgia.

In fact, he had never graduated.

Mason Fitzgerald's LinkedIn profile lists the LLM from the University of Georgia. The........

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