Carillion liquidation causes delays to building 2 new major hospitals

The chairman of the BMA is concerned about the future of the building of two major hospitals previously contracted out to the now liquidated Carillion construction company. He said, “this is a classic example of what can happen when these PFI deals go wrong. The government has agreed to continue paying the public sector staff so that they can continue working and cause as little disruption as possible to patients.

However, the future of these new hospitals is not as certain. With an NHS that was already suffering due to the winter crisis the delay of these hospitals just puts further strain on services putting patients at risks.…read more

The BBC: 2 May 2018


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