Milton Keynes University Hospital will be getting a brand new 22-bed ward this winter following the latest significant investment from the Conservative Government.
Local MPs Ben Everitt and Iain Stewart regularly lobby Health Ministers to ensure the NHS in Milton Keynes gets the level of funding it needs and in recent years have secured £10 million for the Maple Centre, two new Community Diagnostic Centres, and more. A new Women and Children’s Hospital will also be built before 2030.
And this latest £3 million investment will support a new ward at the hospital and more clinical space as part of wider Government plans to help patients move out of A&E more quickly or to help more patients receive same day urgent and emergency care.
Ben Everitt, the MP for Milton Keynes North, said: “I’m absolutely delighted the Government is yet again investing a significant amount of money into our NHS right here in Milton Keynes.
“This brand new 22 bed ward and extra clinical space can help us deliver better healthcare in the city as soon as this winter.
“We’ve got the Maple Centre, we’ve got two new Community Diagnostic Centres and the Women and Children’s Hospital is on the way but I won’t stop campaigning for even more funding for our NHS.”
Iain Stewart, the MP for Milton Keynes South, commented: “I’m delighted Milton Keynes University Hospital has been selected as one of 30 to receive Urgent and Emergency Care upgrades worth £3 million!
“This upgrade will mean patients can get seen faster whilst also freeing up hospital capacity. With better treatment, more capacity and faster treatments, it is only positive news for local NHS patients.
“Yet again, this is a Conservative Government investing in the health and wellbeing of the residents of Milton Keynes with more healthcare investment!”