The Private Financing of NHS Hospitals: Politics, Policy and Practice

Mark Hellowell, A. M. Pollock

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This article outlines and critiques the main fiscal and economic rationales for the Private Finance Initiative and examines the impact of the policy on the long-term financial viability of NHS trusts. It concludes that the PFI funding of capital investment is highly problematic. Its high costs can have a negative impact on the finances of health systems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-19
Number of pages7
JournalEconomic Affairs
Volume29(1)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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