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Nottingham Health Authority

Volume 300: debated on Monday 10 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage level of capitation funding the Nottingham health authority has received for each of the last five years; and what is the planned figure for 1997–98. [14419]

The general allocations for Nottingham Health Authority for 1993–94 to 1998–99 and the percentage of the health authority's weighted capitation target they represent are shown in the attached table.In 1998–99 formula changes have increased Nottingham Health Authority's weighted capitation target. As a result they have received 2.39 per cent. real terms growth. This is the eleventh highest real terms growth in percentage terms of all health authorities in England.

Nottingham Health Authority
YearGeneral allocation (£ million)Weighted capitation target (per cent.)
The figures are not directly comparable year-on-year because of the following changes to the way allocations have been made:1993–94, 1994–95 and 1995–96—these figures were collected centrally and adjusted to allow for the different ways in which the regional health authorities made allocations to district health authorities.Since 1996–97 General Allocations have been made direct to health authorities.