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London hospitals given research funding

Researchers at some of London's top hospitals are to receiveĀ£28 million pounds of government money to study the impact long termconditions on the NHS.

The money will fund thirteen pioneering teams at Kings,Chelsea and Westminster and Bart's Healthcare Trust.

We want the UK to lead the world in terms of health research and this announcement underlines that commitment.

It is vital that we invest in health research, not only to create the opportunities for health research to grow - but also to help our economy thrive so we can compete in the global race.

– Lord Howe, Health Minister

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