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Private sector funds more hospitals

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7139.1185h (Published 18 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1185
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A further 11 major hospital developments in England were approved by the government last week to a value of almost £1bn ($1.6bn). Ten will be funded and managed through the private finance initiative (PFI)—the second such wave of new hospitals under the Labour government, which in opposition was hostile to the system.

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