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  1. Hospital payment system is causing unhealthy figures

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    Originally published in the Financial Times on 27 September 2011

    By James Barlow, Colin Gray and Steve Wright

    Is it fair for Andrew Lansley (“Lansley promises to help ease hospitals’ debts”, September 23) to blame the private finance initiative so roundly for the funding problems NHS hospitals in England currently face? We would suggest the payment system for English hospitals is actually a bigger problem than PFI, flawed though that programme is.