Boris Johnson visited Colchester Hospital yesterday (Thursday) meeting with dedicated teams leading the restart of routine NHS care.
The Prime Minister was given a tour of The Collingwood Centre and spoke to staff and patients about cancer care, before visiting an elective surgical ward.
Nick Hulme, Chief Executive of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust said:
Emma Sweeney, Associate Director of Nursing for Surgery, Gastroenterology and Anaesthetics at ESNEFT added:
The Prime Minister confirmed that 40 hospitals will be built by 2030 as part of a package worth £3.7 billion, with eight further new schemes invited to bid, delivering on the government’s manifesto commitment.