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Welsh Government funding to upgrade ultrasound machines in Powys

Powys patients are set to benefit from upgraded ultrasound equipment following the announcement of £350,000 funding from Welsh Government. 

The investment will upgrade the equipment in Brecon, Llandrindod Wells, Welshpool and Newtown hospitals.

Michelle Kirkham, Professional Head of Radiography for Powys Teaching Health Board said: “We are delighted to receive this funding to enable us to upgrade our ultrasound equipment in Newtown, Welshpool, Llandrindod Wells and Brecon. This will help us provide the very latest standards of diagnostics for our patients and communities. The equipment will be used across a range of services including general ultrasound, musculoskeletal, vascular and maternity.”

The funding is part of a £25m package announced by Welsh Government on 2 June: More than £25 million invested in diagnostic equipment for NHS Wales | GOV.WALES