Scottish Labour MSP Jenny Marra claimed NHS Tayside had awarded its former chief executive a payout of over £300,000....... However the Health Board immediately rubbished the claim. A tweet said: “There have been reports in today’s media claiming that former NHS Tayside Chief Executive Lesley McLay received a payment. This is untrue and we have issued this statement.”....... Despite the unequivocal statement from the Health Board, BBC Scotland continued to headline the allegation from the Labour MSP.