Dr Peter West
Dr Peter West is a health economist and health services researcher and a freelance consultant to pharmaceutical firms and NHS bodies. He has had two terms as a non-executive director of NHS trusts and authored three books and many research papers and reports on health services’ economics and policy.
Peter West reflects on the Horizon Post Office scandal and suggests examining the impact of long-serving staff, or “lifers,” on organisational culture and patient care in healthcare settings
As PCNs develop to lead local primary care development, there is a clear case for an independent patient and public voice on their governing bodies, argues Dr Peter West
Whatever the outcome of Brexit, we cannot continue to pretend that Europe has nothing to teach us about healthcare financing and delivery. By Peter West