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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-03967
Asked by: David Torrance, Kirkcaldy, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 25 October 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what further financial support will be made available to NHS boards and integration authorities in responding to COVID-19 in 2021-22.

Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 26 October 2021


Answer

Following the allocation of £2.1 billion provided to date to NHS Boards and Integration Authorities to support additional COVID-19 costs, a further £482 million is now being provided to NHS Boards and Integration Authorities 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.

Details of funding allocations to NHS Boards and Integration Authorities are set out in the following table:

All figures in £ millions

NHS Boards

Integration Authorities

Total

NHS Ayrshire and Arran

19.6

5.0

24.6

NHS Borders

3.4

1.8

5.2

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

1.8

2.0

3.8

NHS Fife

6.8

7.0

13.8

NHS Forth Valley

9.8

0.3

10.1

NHS Grampian

31.6

5.4

37.0

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

71.6

13.3

84.9

NHS Highland

20.6

10.0

30.6

NHS Lanarkshire

10.7

19.6

30.3

NHS Lothian

46.6

9.7

56.3

NHS Orkney

2.7

1.2

3.9

NHS Shetland

1.6

1.6

3.2

NHS Tayside

15.8

15.1

30.9

NHS Western Isles

1.7

0.8

2.5

NHS National Services Scotland

109.4

-

109.4

Scottish Ambulance Service

22.5

-

22.5

NHS Education for Scotland

-

-

-

NHS 24

1.1

-

1.1

The State Hospital

0.4

-

0.4

National Waiting Times Centre

2.6

-

2.6

Public Health Scotland

8.9

-

8.9

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

-

-

-

Total

389.2

92.8

482.0