I went into politics after the loss of my father in 2011, wanting to improve the NHS.
That is why I am so pleased to welcome this NHS funding into our local area.
78 trusts will benefit from a multi-million pound funding injection to upgrade cancer testing and detection technology.
New CT and MRI scanners, with lower radiation levels, and new equipment for breast screening imaging and assessment will help save lives.
Residents can read more about this fantastic news in the letter I received from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, below: