Barclays funds PFI in South Essex

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Law firm, Mills & Reeve, has announced that it advised South Essex Partnership NHS Trust on a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) scheme worth £6.1 million, funded by Barclays Bank. The two 35-bed care homes for elderly people with mental health problems will be located in South East Essex. The Mills & Reeve team was led by senior solicitor, Alison Davies (PFI and Projects). “This is an important phase in the Trust’s overall re-provision programme in South Essex,” Ms Davies said. “The completed care homes will be a major benefit to the residents of South East Essex for many years. We now look forward to advising the Trust on the next phase which was advertised in June.” Dr Patrick Geoghegan, chief executive at the Trust, said that for some years, the quality of accommodation for older people with mental illness in South East Essex had not met the high standards to which the Trust aspires. “As such, we have concluded this important PFI project,” Dr Geoghegan said. “We now look forward to the next phase of our re

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