David Davis MP has today welcomed news that that Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust benefitted from £715,900 from the Radiotherapy Innovation Fund to improve radiotherapy Castle Hill Hospital.
The Radiotherapy Innovation Fund aimed to make a stepped change in the delivery of advanced radiotherapy in England. The fund helped centres across the country to meet the national standards for Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT). IMRT is an advanced radiotherapy technique which targets the tumour with a more precise dose of radiation, minimising the damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
Of this David Davis MP said: