PFI condemned as a failureBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7089.1217c (Published 26 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1217
- Jackie Cresswell
In a damning report health service managers have condemned the government's private finance initiative as a failure.
The report, published this week by the Institute of Health Services Management, paints a picture of delay and bureaucracy and emphasises that no scheme of importance has got under way.
The King's Fund echoed the condemnation of the initiative in a factual briefing paper, which describes the process as long and tortuous.