Hospitals: Capital Investment

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th June 2018.

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Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Chair, Education Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish his Department's capital funding for projects in NHS hospitals in England; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Chair, Education Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS hospitals in England have received more than £100 million in capital funding for a single project since 2010.

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

Each year the Department publishes a report on both the capital and revenue funding to NHS Providers - The Department’s Financial Assistance under Section 40 of the National Health Service Act 2006 – is attached. The 2017-18 report will be published alongside the annual audited accounts in July.

The following table details major infrastructure projects above £100 million (defined as major whole or partial hospital new builds) financed since 2010, with four being through public capital and four through Private Finance Initiatives (PFI).

NHS Trust

Scheme description

Funding

Capital Financing £ million

Year of Financial Close

Brighton and Sussex University NHS Trust

Three-phase building works to deliver a Regional Centre for Teaching, Trauma and Tertiary Care at Royal Sussex County Hospital

Public Capital

485

2015/16

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Haematology and Short Stay Surgery (Phase 4 Development) and Head and Neck Services (Phase 5 Development)

Public capital

305

2014/15

West London Mental Health NHS Trust

Major redevelopment of Broadmoor hospital

Public Capital

271

2014/15

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Chase Farm Redevelopment Project

Public Capital

119

2016/17

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

New build to replace Liverpool University Hospital

PFI

450

2013/14

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

New acute hospital on Queen Elizabeth Hospital site and community facilities (Midland Metropolitan Hospital)

PFI

340

2015/16

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Creation of 'Children's Health Park'

PFI

237

2012/13

Papworth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

New cardiothoracic centre

PFI

165

2014/15

Total

2,372

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