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Health Services: Tyne and Wear

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, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the adequacy of funding for NHS services in (a) Jarrow constituency and (b) South Tyneside.

Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding has been allocated from the public purse for NHS services in South Tyneside in each year since 2010.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Clinical commissioning group (CCG) allocations for South Tyneside CCG, which covers Jarrow, are shown in the attached table. The CCG is expected to receive more than the England average per head per year in every year from 2019/20 to 2023/24. It has also received above the England average per head per year from 2013/14 to 2017/18.

In 2019/20, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust was allocated £2 million Public Dividend Capital for GDE Fast Follower scheme. In addition, North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, which covers South Tyneside and Jarrow, secured £835,000

The Trust’s predecessor, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, also secured a £887,000 Public Dividend Capital award as part of a national programme for Energy Efficient LED Lighting.

The Department are also aware of a likely award of Public Dividend Capital relating to Urgent and Emergency Care Services provision which is in the process of being allocated and there are a number of ongoing capital funding programmes that the Trust may be considering applications for.

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