Maternity Services: Finance

Health written question – answered on 2nd April 2008.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Andrew Lansley Andrew Lansley Shadow Secretary of State for Health

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on maternity services in each of the last five financial years for which figures are available, broken down by (a) region and (b) NHS trust.

Photo of Ann Keen Ann Keen Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Health Services), Department of Health

Information is not available by individual trust. The following table shows expenditure by region. The expenditure shown is for the commissioning of secondary healthcare (maternity) by strategic health authorities (SHAs) and primary care trusts (PCTs).

On 25 January 2008, we announced extra funding over the next three years, totalling £330 million to ensure mothers get the best possible care. The funding which will available to trusts from April 2008 will also ensure a growth in the maternity work force.

SHA area 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
£000s £000s £000s £000s £000s
North East 74,560 79,861 91,634 86,823 88,551
North West 227,671 222,087 232,236 246,229 254,309
Yorkshire and the Humber 129,157 128,768 141,008 151,349 178,431
East Midlands 93,732 116,418 139,056 134,221 138,948
West Midlands 135,737 151,453 152,441 181,340 176,080
East of England 111,963 114,646 137,075 144,498 131,464
London 179,322 235,184 289,020 318,324 271,826
South East Coast 104,958 112,444 110,282 118,213 111,155
South Central 91,135 89,246 110,115 140,165 137,468
South West 108,522 100,179 141,971 156,042 128,545
England 1,256,757 1,350,286 1,544,838 1,677,204 1,616,777
Sources:

Audited SHA summarisation forms 2002-03

Audited PCT summarisation schedules 2002-03 to 2006-07

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.