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Radiotherapy: Medical Equipment

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 121231, tabled on 26 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a proportion of the Spending Review 2020 commitments of (a) £1.5 billion allocated to ease existing pressures in the NHS caused by the covid-19 outbreak and (b) £559 million to support the modernisation of technology across the health and care system will be allocated to upgrade radiotherapy machines that are over 10 years old.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

2 December 2020

Following the outcome of Spending Round 2020, spending plans for individual budgets in 2021-22 will be subject to a detailed financial planning exercise and finalised in due course.

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