The Southern Health financial report for 2011/2012 shows that the funds given to Southern Health directors increased by £420,000, rising from £642,595 to £1,063,539, with an additional £34,000 on top for pension contributions.
Part of the increase was to accommodate an extra director, yet there were real increases in wages for the top bods. The highest paid received a rise of £8556 including pension contribution, their total wages and contributions rising to £188,335.