Will the government fulfil its commitment to build 40 new hospitals in England by 2030?
The government has announced that five hospitals with safety issues caused by deteriorating concrete will be rebuilt by 2030. Over 20 billion pounds will be invested in the New Hospital Scheme which also includes two other hospitals previously announced. The Health Secretary Steve Barclay said the government remains committed to building a total of 40 new hospitals in England by the end of the decade. But the Opposition called on him to "come clean" and admit that this target would not be achieved. Sky News' Health Correspondent Ashish Joshi reports. Read more on: https://news.sky.com/story/steve-barclay-insists-40-new-hospitals-target-will-still-be-met-even-though-only-two-have-been-built-so-far-12889158 #nhshospitals #nhs #skynews SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky News Daily podcast is available for free here: https://podfollow.com/skynewsdaily/ Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog Sky News videos are also available in German here/Hier können Sie außerdem Sky News-Videos auf Deutsch finden: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHYg31l2xrF-Bj859nsOfnA To enquire about licensing Sky News content, you can find more information here: https://news.sky.com/info/library-sales