Peterborough trust seeks partner to take it into the blackBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2767 (Published 15 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2767
- Nigel Hawkes
The NHS foundation trust with the largest private finance initiative (PFI) bill in England is to seek help from anybody—including the private sector—with a viable plan to turn around its financial deficit.
Peterborough and Stamford NHS Foundation Trust has submitted a plan to the regulator of foundation trusts, Monitor, for a competitive tendering process to run services at its two hospitals. The trust spends £42m a year financing PFI debts incurred to build Peterborough City Hospital, opened in 2010. It cost £298m to build, but the PFI contract …