Health Services: Telford and Wrekin

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 7th March 2018.

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Photo of Lucy Allan Lucy Allan Conservative, Telford

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of (a) total and (b) per capita funding from his Department's budget on (i) health and (ii) mental health in England has been allocated to Telford and Wrekin CCG since 2010.

Photo of Steve Barclay Steve Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) were created following the Health and Social Care Act 2012, and replaced primary care trusts on 1 April 2013.

NHS England publishes CCG allocations on its website. The table below sets out allocations to NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG for core services since 2013, when it was established. It should be noted that these figures do not reflect any adjustments that may have been made since the time of publication.

NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG

Allocation (£000)

Allocation per head (£)

2013/14

183,831

1,053

2014/15

187,765

1,068

2015/16

190,957

1,080

2016/17

205,369

1,143

2017/18

209,613

1,162

NHS England does not allocate budgets for specific services such as mental health. CCGs determine the level of expenditure appropriate for their population, based on their assessment of local health needs.

The figures for Telford and Wrekin CCG’s total expenditure on health and mental health, and this as a proportion of NHS England’s budget in 2016-17, are presented in the table below.

NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG

2016/17

Total expenditure

£229.5 million

Total expenditure as a proportion of NHS England’s budget

0.22%

Total expenditure on mental health

£23.8 million

Total expenditure on mental health as a proportion of NHS England’s mental health budget

0.25%

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