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Cobalt helps the NHS in fight against COVID-19

Gloucestershire-based medical charity Cobalt, has deployed mobile CT scanners to support the NHS in the fight against coronavirus.

The charity has sent the scanners to the new NHS Nightingale Hospitals in Birmingham and Bristol.

Cobalt has also sent working experienced CT radiographers to support the hospitals, working in partnership with NHS England.

The services will provide support for coronavirus patients for up to 24 hours per day.

Peter Sharpe, Cobalt chief executive, said: "We are very pleased that through strong partnerships we are able to a make a significant contribution to support the COVID-19 national emergency. We also however continue to work with the NHS by providing PET/CT, CT and MRI services for cancer patients, as it is important these services continue as normal."

For more information or to support Cobalt, please visit https://www.cobalthealth.co.uk/support-us/.

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