Government to invest £130m in tech to treat cancer, dementia and Parkinson’s

09 September 2019 – Independent

The Government has announced its intention to invest £133m in new technology for the NHS, including tools for arthritis and cancer diagnosis, as well as gene-based therapies for diseases including dementia.

The fund will be used across several different areas of treatment, including £50m ring-fenced for NHS diagnostics services and for supporting Centres of Excellence in digital pathology and imaging with artificial intelligence.

Adult social care will receive £7.5m over eight years, which will fund research to improve care delivery.

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