Soapbox: Healing the NHS

30 April 2008

In this week's soapbox, consultant Neil Thornton explains some of the problems faced in revamping NHS procurement.

"To assist in delivering the agenda required to become world-class commissioners, Primary Care Trusts are increasingly recognising the need to have access to purchasers. Existing NHS buyers may have to decide on which side of the fence they sit."

How can buyers best manage how much time and support they give their colleagues?

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