Budget 2021: Digital healthcare leaders react to NHS funding pledges
Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed the NHS funding for IT upgrades and digital health technology in today’s budget, but leaders have called for more detail.
Sunak confirms £2.1bn for NHS technology for more ‘connected’ hospitals
Announcing the 2021 budget in the House of Commons today (October 27) Sunak said it was about “levelling up” the economy for an “age of optimism”.
Government set to announce extra £2.1bn for NHS IT
The funding forms part of a wider £5.9bn to help clear the record high backlog of patient’s waiting for treatment, as well as buying new NHS IT.