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NHS finances and productivity

Investigation into the rescue of Carillion’s PFI hospital contracts

National Audit Office – This report finds that the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, which was due to open in June 2017, is now forecast to be completed more than five years late, in the autumn of 2022, and the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has not yet set an opening date. It is now predicted to cost a total…

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Planning for patients: the role of Section 106 planning contributions

Reform – Between 2013-14 and 2018-19, local planning authorities (LPAs) captured over £87 million worth of developer contributions to invest in health care infrastructure, yet over £34 million are currently sitting unspent. This report shows that a lack of awareness of the Section 106 planning contributions process – effectively contributions and concessions made by developers in order to reduce their…

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