Government team to make hospital savings

Peterborough and Stamford Hospital Trust is one of seven around the country where the government will send in a specialist team to help with repayments on private finance initiatives.

Last year the government revealed a number of hospitals around the country could no longer cope with the rising repayments.

Health Minister Simon Burns now says he'll send in hit squads to make savings at hospitals where the contracts had gone horribly wrong.

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