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Thursday, 22 September 2011

PFI debt-infected chickens come home to roost

Confirming UNISON warnings to Labour as far back as 1997, the rising cost of paying for hospitals built through the Private Finance Initiative is jeopardising the finances of some NHS Trusts, according to the Department of Health which says 22 trusts, which run 60 units, are facing spiralling costs running into billions:
'We told them so' http://www.unison-scotland.org.uk/siu/aug10/4.html