NHS publishes £300m contract for new surgery robots

Extracts from an article by Rhiannon Curry, business reporter for The Telegraph.

“Robots which carry out heart surgery or remove cancerous tumours could soon be more common after the NHS launched a search for companies to provide £300m of robotics services in UK hospitals.

A public tender has been published for companies which manufacture and maintain robots for a range of surgeries across adult and paediatric medicine, including coronary artery diseases, colon cancer and kidney disorders.

According to data company Tussell, which tracks public sector contracts, the tender is the largest of its kind to have been published.”

Read the full article on The Telegraph website.

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