UK cardiology services get £20 million equipment boost:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The UK's Department of Health has announced a £20 million ($30 million) investment in new cardiology equipment. Local hospitals and general practices are to receive diagnosis and monitoring equipment including cholesterol testing machines, electrocardiograms and blood-pressure monitors. Doctors are to be provided with defibrillators to help give emergency assistance. The funding, which health minister Alan Milburn assures "is not a one off" and promises the "sustained investment-that the NHS needs", is to be made available immediately.
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