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Palliative Care: Expenditure

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 30th October 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding was allocated to palliative care in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK in each year since 2010.

Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hospices have closed in the (a) North East and (b) UK in each year since 2010.

Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many operational hospices there were in (a) the North East, and (b) the UK in each year since 2010.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Data on the total funding allocated to hospice services in England is not routinely collected centrally, as the vast majority of funding decisions are a matter for local commissioners. Funding in the constituent countries of the United Kingdom is a matter for the devolved administration of those countries.

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