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PFI and the Healthcare Finance Catastrophe: Part II

In this second part of our investigation into PFI contracts, we examine the impact on the healthcare system and clinical careers. It is already well-documented that the costs of building hospitals under Private Finance Initiatives has proved to be extortionate in some cases. Overspending in some construction projects resulted in service cuts at neighbouring hospitals,...

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PFI and the Healthcare Finance Catastrophe: Part I

In an economic climate defined by debt and deficit, one particular acronym has always proved contentious. PFI, or Private Finance Initiatives, have contributed a huge amount to the construction of the infrastructure of the NHS, but many believe that the debt that has resulted is far too big a price to pay. To define this...

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Will Sterling Fall Seriously Damage the NHS?

Recent falls in the value of sterling relative to both the dollar and euro have generated massive headlines in Britain. The Brexit-fuelled slump of the pound has had a significant impact on numerous industries, and many expert observers are already predicting that the influence over the NHS will be significant. The Tyranny of the Market...

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What is the Future of the Housing Market?

Napoleon once infamously described the English as a nation of shopkeepers. But regardless of the legitimacy of this observation, what can be said with some certainty is that in the early years of the 21st century the UK has become a nation of homeowners, or in many cases wannabe homeowners. Generation Rent The rate of...

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