£260m Technology Fund Details Revealed

Rebecca Todd | E-Health Insider | July 1, 2013

Trusts must apply by the end of this month for part of the £260m Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards Technology Fund; and the money must be spent by March 2015.

A document released today by NHS England, 'Safer Hospitals Safer Wards: Achieving an integrated digital care record', sets a deadline of 31 July for expressions of interest in the fund.

It says £90m will be available in this financial year and £170m in the next. This funding must be spent before the end of March 2015.

The fund is open to all NHS trusts including acute, community, mental health and ambulance providers.