If you run public services like businesses they go bust. Several NHS Trusts are now in that position. Heavily funded previously under unsustainable Private Finance Initiative Schemes which line the pockets of private companies with public funds seven English NHS hospital trusts with debts are now to get access to a £1.5bn government bailout fund. This represents quite an unprecedented scale of difficulty within the NHS and is but a small sign of things to come as the market is allowed to rip through the NHS. All PFI contracts should be torn up with no compensation.