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Connecting For Health

Volume 486: debated on Monday 12 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 24 November 2008, on connecting for health, what the maximum potential sum for each contract is. (246029)

The maximum potential sum for each of the national programme for information technology core contracts is the total sum payable to the supplier over the lifetime of the contract. This figure for each contract is in the table.

Core contracts

£ million

London

1,021.0

South

1,104.0

North East

1,035.0

East

930.0

North West and West Midland

1,042.0

Spine

889.0

N3 network

530.0

Choose and Book

144.5

Note:

2004-05 prices: reported in The National Programme for IT in the NHS: Project Progress Report (National Audit Office 16 May 2008)