Unison warned from the start that selling Hinchingbrooke off to a private company was the wrong cure for its problems. In just one year some of our worst fears are coming true, and the much-hyped savings that many claimed would be delivered are not materialising.
She added that other trusts around the country were "struggling from bad PFI deals", and that patients may have to pay the price.
– Christina McAnea, Unison's head of health
This report will make worrying reading for local people and for health workers. It reveals the high price paid by local people when bad decisions are made about NHS services. The lessons must be learnt to avoid these issues happening again.