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How the NHS is spending millions on consultancy firms

Pulse looks at how ’Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships’ are spending millions on firms advising on how they can cut costs

The new ‘Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships’ have spent around £21m from March 2016 to May 2017 on management consultants, a Pulse FOI has revealed…

STP total spend - Pulse investigation

STP total spend - Pulse investigation

The Kent STP has spent the most, but a number are spending hundreds of thousands on a range of different firms…

STP management consultants who spent what - Pulse investigation

STP management consultants who spent what - Pulse investigation

Local GPs say that the money is a waste of much-needed resources…

gp quotes on stp management consultant spends - Pul;se investigation

gp quotes on stp management consultant spends - Pulse investigation

The firms themselves say they are providing valuable services…

While commissioners say that this will save money in the long term…

 

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Readers' comments (3)

  • doctordog.

    This is a scandal that needs proper airing on national news.

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  • National news controlled in pocket of government

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  • These consultancy firms are parasites. They actually have no idea about the NHS and GP and this is a total waste of money

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