PM to give NHS extra £3bn to prepare for winter coronavirus

Boris Johnson is to announce £3bn of extra funding for the NHS in England as he tries to reassure an anxious public that the government is prepared in the event of a second wave of Covid-19 cases this winter.

The funds will be available to NHS England immediately, and are expected to be used to keep the emergency Nightingale hospitals open until March, and increase testing capacity to the 500,000 a day he had previously promised.

A No 10 spokesperson said: “The prime minister is clear that now is not the time for complacency, and we must make sure our NHS is battle ready for winter.”

Totally plc (LON:TLY) addresses the challenges of increased demand on healthcare services by delivering high-quality planned, urgent and insourcing healthcare across the UK and Ireland.

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