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MPs call for more publicly funded capital projects in the NHS

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7347.1173 (Published 18 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1173
  1. Wendy Moore
  1. London

    More public capital funds should be invested in NHS developments to provide value for money comparisons with the controversial private finance initiative (PFI), an all party committee of backbench MPs has urged.

    The long awaited report into the role of the private sector in the NHS by the Commons health committee, published this week, voices mild criticism of the government's handling of the PFI drive but avoids coming down firmly for or against the initiative. The outcome of the inquiry has reportedly been delayed because members were …

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