Question ref. S6W-01193
Asked by: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 2 July 2021
To ask the Scottish Government what financial support will be made available to NHS Boards in responding to COVID-19 in 2021-22.
Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 2 July 2021
Additional funding of £1.08 billion has been confirmed through the Scottish Budget for health and care for 2021-22 to support the response to the pandemic.
From this, the Scottish Government is providing an initial £380 million to NHS Boards in 2021-22 to meet ongoing costs associated with Covid-19. This includes funding for PPE, Test and Protect and delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations.
The Scottish Government will continue to ensure that our health and care services have the funding that they require to respond to this pandemic, and will make available further additional support following our detailed Quarter One financial review.
Details of funding allocations to NHS Boards are set out in the following table:
Covid Funding (£m)
NHS Ayrshire and Arran
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Western Isles
National Waiting Times Centre
Scottish Ambulance Service
The State Hospital
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS National Services Scotland
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Public Health Scotland