Journal should show balance, not bias, when reporting on PFI

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7315.753 (Published 29 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:753
  1. Brian McCloskey (brian.mccloskey@wha.worcester-ha.wmids.nhs.uk), director of public health
  1. Worcestershire Health Authority, Worcester WR4 9RW

    EDITOR—Yet again the BMJ has compromised its integrity by uncritically yielding to its bias against hospital developments made under the private finance initiative (PFI). In reporting Dr Richard Taylor's election as a member of parliament, Gulland quotes from the Pollock report on Worcestershire's private finance initiative.1 As Deakin and …

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