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Health Services: Hemel Hempstead

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 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 Hemel Hempstead in each of the next three years. (283678)

Information is not held in the format requested.

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

Allocation £000Two year increase





West Hertfordshire PCT





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.