Similarly, there is no "breakdown of trust between public and private sectors". Both parties respect the skills of the other and view the operation of the hospital as a partnership.
Like virtually every building of any size and complexity, the hospital is not absolutely perfect, and yes, a few staff have issues that we need to continue working through. The overall picture, though, is dramatically different from that painted in your article, which does a disservice to Cumberland Infirmary, to the staff working there and to PFIs as a whole.
Janet Chamberlain, chairman, Health Management (Carlisle) and Peter Coates, Department of Health