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Southern Cross to hold crisis meeting with creditors

Landlords at troubled care home provider Southern Cross have pledged to do all they can to help it avoid bankruptcy, the BBC understands.

Southern Cross is to hold a crisis meeting with landlords, lenders and the Department of Health later.

Of central importance is how to ensure continuity of care for the 31,000 people at the firm's 751 care homes.

Chris Buckler reports.

  • 15 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK
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