Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.

Staff from NHS Improvement were deployed on Monday at six of the biggest hospital trusts affected by the liquidation of the company.

A spokesman for the regulator said the “vast majority” of Carillion staff had turned up to work yesterday.

The staff will be paid by the government with consultancy firm PwC appointed as the official receiver.

Carillion was involved in the building of two major new private finance initiative hospitals: the £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital near Birmingham and the £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital…read more

HSJ: 16 January 2018

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