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NHS: Finances

Volume 694: debated on Thursday 26 July 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What are the anticipated outturn figures for 2007-08 of the National Health Service regional authorities in England and the anticipated results for each regional authority in 2006-07. [HL5055]

The quarter 1 National Health Service financial performance report 2007-08, which will include NHS forecast outturn data, will be published later this summer.

Our latest quarter 4 NHS financial performance report 2006-07 was published on 6 June 2007. Copies are available in the Library. The following table has been extracted from the report, showing NHS financial performance by strategic health authorities (SHA) economy level at quarter 4 2006-07, and final accounts 2005-06.

2005-06 Surplus/(Deficit)2006-07 Surplus/(Deficit)

SHA Economy Name

Final Accounts £ million

% Resource Limit

Provisional Outturn £ million

% Resource Limit

Improvement £ million

North East

21

0.6%

74

1.9%

53

North West

58

0.6%

190

1.8%

132

Yorkshire and The Humber

34

0.5%

131

1.8%

97

East Midlands

(13)

(0.3%)

65

1.2%

79

West Midlands

(38)

(0.5%)

62

0.8%

100

East of England

(234)

(3.6%)

(152)

(2.2%)

81

London

(174)

(1.5%)

93

0.8%

267

South East Coast

(94)

(1.8%)

(48)

(0.9%)

46

South Central

(59)

(1.3%)

40

0.8%

98

South West

(49)

(0.8%)

55

0.8%

104

Total

(547)

(0.8%)

510

0.7%

1,058

Source

2005-06 Audited summarisation schedules

2006-07 Monthly financial monitoring returns

Data rounded to the nearest million