Friday, October 13, 2006

Too many consultants spoil the hospital?

Accountancy Age reports that the NHS "now spends more on consultancy than the entire UK manufacturing industry, and is the fourth largest market for consultants".

So why are more than half of all NHS trusts still need to improve the quality of their services or their financial management?

Have the hospitals employed too many management consultants or too few!?!


stevo in Taichung said...

"Consultants" they fuck up your business but always manage to leave you with enough money to pay their fees.
I think it was Richard Branson who said that.

Snafu said...

Stevo, should anyone be surprised at the number of management consultants when the Health Secretary, Patricia Hewitt MP used to work for Accenture!