Karin Smyth is Labour MP for Bristol South, shadow deputy leader of the House of Commons and a former member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). She is also a former CCG manager.
Wholly owned companies drive a further fragmentation of the NHS and ignore the strategic drive towards partnership and cooperation across systems, opines Karin Smyth
Arguments for streamlining NHS organisations are all very well, but if the NHS is to survive and thrive, taxpayers needs to have a say in where their money goes. By Karin Smyth MP