Byline: Warren Manger
ONE of the firms that funded Coventry's pounds 400million super-hospital has seen its lucrative maintenance deal scrapped over a major safety breach.
Skanska is one of two companies who put up the cash to build University Hospital in Walsgrave under a private finance initiative (PFI).
As well as being repaid with interest the firm stood to profit from a multi-million pound maintenance contract covering the entire site.
However, in July the Telegraph revealed furious hospital bosses were reviewing the deal after discovering a ventilation fault in a laboratory that could have put staff in danger if a chemical or sample spill …