9 October 2014
Statement from Jenny McAleese, Chief Executive
“I would like to confirm that David Smith, The Retreat’s Director of Development , has resigned today (Thursday 9 October) with immediate effect.
“This relates to an announcement we made earlier this week regarding the suspension of a member of staff and the launch of an internal investigation.
“We will continue to uphold our values of honesty, trust and integrity as a Quaker organisation and apologise most sincerely for any distress caused during this matter.
“I would like to reassure people that patient care has not been affected in any way.”