NHS on highway to hell? Conflict of interest question hangs over £515m ambulance contract

A key employee at West & South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit is at the centre of allegations that the CSU has failed to uphold public service values. Together with a private company whose director also works for the WSYBCSU, the CSU is commissioning a £515m 5 year urgent care ambulance service.

Sarah Fatchett, who has been Chief Operating Officer at the CSU & has led the CSU’s IT services since the CSU was set up, is also a founding director of 365 Response Limited, a company founded in 2012 to manage urgent care ambulance services. As of August 2013, it had £300 capital.
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