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Health Services: Islington

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of expenditure on (a) primary care and (b) hospital care in the London Borough of Islington in (i) 2009-10 and (ii) each of the next four years. (283091)

The information requested is not held centrally.

The London borough of Islington is covered by Islington primary care trust (PCT). PCTs fund primary care and hospital care services from their revenue allocations. The following table provides the funding allocated to Islington PCT for 2009-10 and 2010-11.

Allocation (£000)Two year increase

PCT

2009-10

2010-11

£000

Percentage

Islington PCT

412,126

433,316

41,655

10.6

Revenue allocations post 2010-11 have not yet been determined.

Once the allocations have been made, it is for PCTs to commission the health care services they need to meet the needs of the populations they serve, taking into account both local priorities and the NHS operating framework.