- £250m allocated for replacing dormitory wards in the mental health sector
- Treasury confirms £15bn has been allocated for PPE this year
The Treasury has revealed the NHS has been given over £30bn to fight covid19.
Document’s released after today’s mini-budget reveal the £32bn total includes £10bn for the “Test, Trace, Contain and Enable” programme, £1 billion to procure ventilators and £5.5 billion on other schemes such as the independent sector block booking contract and outpatient discharge.
The document confirmed that £15bn of PPE procurement has been approved, which is broadly in line with the figure HSJ reported last week.
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