Johnson announces £300m for NHS upgrades to cope with winter pressures

NHS trusts across England are to receive £300 million to upgrade their facilities ahead of the winter amid fears of a second wave of coronavirus, Boris Johnson has announced.

The Prime Minister said the additional cash would enable hospitals to maintain essential services and reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection during the coming months.

The funding comes from a £1.5 billion capital building allocation for the the NHS set out by Mr Johnson in June.

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source: Reading Chronicle

2020-08-11 01:17
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