Millions more in capital funding for Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust welcomed by Steve Double MP

Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay has welcomed £4.8m of extra funding to the Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust for urgent equipment replacement and improvements.

The announcement on Monday by Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock MP, follows a successful bid for capital funding by the Trust.

Commenting, Steve said:

“This announcement of £4.8m more capital funding for the Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust is great news and builds on the £40.4m in capital funding they received in December.”

“This is all part of the Government’s Long Term Plan for the future of the NHS, supported by the new cash funding commitment of £33.9 billion by 2023-24, to make sure the NHS is fit for purpose and always there to serve the people of our country.”

“I will continue to do all I can to work with my Cornish MP colleagues to deliver more funding for Cornwall in the NHS and elsewhere.”