§ Mr. Caborn
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Of the lottery distributors, the New Opportunities Fund supports projects in the fields of health, education and the environment.
In the period from 1 March 2001 to 28 February 2002, NOF funded a number of health related projects. Approximately £90 million was spent on 115 healthy living centres; £39.75 million was spent on projects to help in the treatment of coronary heart disease and cancer, including funding for 27 cardiac angiography machines and 16 MRI scanners. Finally, £1.4 million was provided to fund multi-viewers to view breast screening X-rays.