Public spending on consultants down but value for money questioned21 Feb 2013 - 12:00am
Welsh public bodies are spending less on consultants but cannot demonstrate value for money in how they plan, obtain and manage consultancy services, says a report published today by the Auditor General.
NHS consultant contract falls short of securing intended benefits8 Feb 2013 - 12:00am
Since its introduction in 2003, significant sums of money have been spent implementing an amended NHS consultant contract in Wales. Despite this, the intended benefits for the health service are not being fully realised, largely because of weaknesses in consultants' job planning arrangements. Those are the conclusions of a report published today by the Auditor General for Wales.