General Practitioners

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th March 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much and what proportion of the NHS budget is projected to be spent on General Practice in 2018-19; and how much and what proportion of the NHS budget was spent on general practice in each year since 2009-10.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The proportion of National Health Service funding spent on general practice in each year between 2010/11 and 2016/17, together with NHS England’s projected spend for 2017/18 and 2018/19 is presented in the table below. No comparable data on NHS front-line spend were available for 2009/10.

Responsibility for NHS spending was devolved to NHS England after 2013/14

Cash Figures for General Practice and Front Line NHS Spend (£ millions)

Department of Health and Social Care Oversight of General Practice

NHS England Oversight of General Practice

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

General Practice

8,350

8,397

8,460

8,831

9173

9,697

10,204

10,479

11,037

NHS Frontline Spend

100,418

102,844

105,221

92,803

95,995

99,718

104,272

107,663

110,177

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