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Nhs Capital Expenditure

Volume 410: debated on Friday 19 September 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much capital expenditure has been made by the NHS in (a) the North East and (b) the UK in (i) 1996, (ii) 2000 and (iii) (projected for) 2003.[130738]

The table shows capital expenditure in England and in the North East. Expenditure figures for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are the responsibility of the devolved Administrations. The table shows information for England.

Capital expenditure in England and the North East11996–97, 2000–01 and 2003–04
North East442,31743,4n/a5


1 Assumed to be the area now covered by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Strategic Health Authority and County Durham and Tees Valley Strategic Health Authority.

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Organisational model

Geographical coverage


Planet—Camdoc (Cambridgeshire). Satellites. (2)—Sdoc (Suffolk) and Medicom (Norfolk)

Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk
Avon, Gloucester and Wiltshire

Single call centre—Bristol

Avon, Gloucester and Wiltshire
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

Single call centre—Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
Birmingham, Black Country and Solihull

Hub—Dudley. Spokes (1 daytime, 2 out of hours)—(virtual call centres) 9am-5pm—Neptune Health Park, Tipton; out of hours—Walsall, and Selly Oak Birmingham

West Midlands
East Midlands

Single call centre—Nottingham

Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Single call centre—Essex

Essex, London borough of Barking and Havering
Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Wirral

Planet—Bolton (Ladybridge Hall). Satellite—Manchester Royal Infirmary, Landsmark House—Bolton, Cheshire, Chester and Nantwich

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Single call centre—Hampshire

Hampshire and Isle of Wight
Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Hub—Surrey. Spoke—Chatham

Surrey, Kent and Sussex

Single call centre—Stafford

Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcester
North and Central London

Single call centre—St Charles' Hospital, London

Barnet. Barking and Havering, Enfield and Haringey, Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster
North East

Single call centre—Newcastle

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear
North East London

Single call centre—Ilford

East London and City, Redbridge and Waltham Forest
North West Coast

Hub—Preston (call handling, health information and nursing). Spokes (8)—Mersey (Old Swan, Southport and St. Helen's); Lancashire (Chorley, Blackburn and Blackpool); and Cumbria (Carlisle and Kendal)

Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria
South East London

Single call centre—Dulwich

Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham
South West London

Single call centre—Croydon

Croydon, Kingston and Richmond, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth
South Yorkshire and Humber

Call centre—Sheffield. Call centre—Doncaster

South Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire
Tees, East and North Yorkshire

Hub—East Yorkshire (York). Spokes (3)—Middlesbrough, Hull and York

East Riding, Cleveland and North Yorkshire

2 Source: 1996–97 Audited Accounts for Health Authorities and the Summarisation Schedules for NHS trusts 1996–97.

3 Figures include health authority, primary care trust and NHS trust fixed assets (tangible and intangible).

4 Source: 2000–01 Audited Accounts for Health Authorities and the Summarisation Schedules for NHS trusts for 2000–01.

5 A comparable figure for 2003–04 is not available.

6 Figure for 1996–97 is on a cash basis.

Figure for 2000–01 is on a stage 1 Resource Budgeting basis.

Figure for 2003–04 is on a stage 2 Resource Budgeting basis.

7 Due to the move to Resource Accounting and Budgeting (April 2001) figures for England are not comparable across the three years.