Andrew, Medic welcomes new Cancer Scanners

Dr Andrew Murrison has welcomed the announcement this week by Health Secretary Matt Hancock of new CT and MRI scanners for 78 NHS Trusts including 12 in the south west and a MRI scanner at Salisbury District Hospital.

The announcement is part of £200 million announced by the PM for new cancer screening equipment,

Andrew, a medical doctor, said;

“I’m really delighted by this announcement which will help the NHS Long Term Plan in catching three quarters of all cancers early.

“We’ve made real progress in cancer care and survival in recent years but there’s so much more to do.

Photograph: Andrew discussing the new scanners with Health Secretary Matt Hancock today.