UK pledges extra £10m for paediatric ICUs (intensive care units):
This article was originally published in Clinica
The UK Department of Health has pledged to spend an extra £10m ($15m) a year on improving paediatric high-dependency and intensive care (ICU). The extra funding brings the total funding available annually for these services to £25m and will be used to increase paediatric ICU capacity by 100 beds. The ongoing development programme will build, says the government, on its investment to "support increased access to centres of excellence and state-of-the-art technology".
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