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Former Number 10 health adviser joins lobbying firm with clients in health sector

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8129 (Published 28 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8129
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1BMJ

The prime minister’s former special adviser on health has begun working for a lobbying firm with clients in the private health sector, raising further questions about the movement of key political aides and civil servants to companies that could benefit from government policies.

The adviser, Sean Worth, who left his government post in June, began a part time advisory role with MHP Communications last month, advising the company’s public affairs division.

The firm’s health division acts for clients working with the NHS, including the mental healthcare provider the Priory Group and the building firms Laing O’Rourke and …

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