Pounds 67m to Improve Health Services; Funding Will Boost County Facilities

Coventry Evening Telegraph (England), February 11, 2005 | Go to article overview
Save to active project

Pounds 67m to Improve Health Services; Funding Will Boost County Facilities


Byline: By ANDREW HEATH andrew.heath@mrn.co.uk

HEALTHCARE in South Warwickshire and Rugby has been boosted by a pounds 67m investment over the next two years.

It is part of a pounds 135bn investment in Primary Care in England and designed to reduce health inequalities in the Midlands.

Health bosses say it will allow them to plan investment more effectively, delivering more drop-in centres and better hospital facilities.

South Warwickshire Primary Care Trust has been awarded an extra pounds 51m over the next two years, a year-on-year increase of ten per cent.

Meanwhile, Rugby PCT, which represents a smaller area, has been granted an extra pounds 16.5m over the two years, an eight per cent annual increase.

But because public health in Warwickshire is good in comparison with more deprived Midlands areas, the totals are dwarfed by those given to PCTs in Birmingham and Shropshire, where funding has been raised by around 20 per cent.

Janice Hopkins, associate director of corporate services for Rugby PCT, said: "It is good news. We get an uplift every year, but it is hard to plan a year at a time and this has allowed us to look at planning services for the future.

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited article

Pounds 67m to Improve Health Services; Funding Will Boost County Facilities
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?