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Health Services: Weather

Question for Department of Health

UIN 69388, tabled on 28 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Answer of 17 November 2015 to Question 902116, how much additional financial support in winter resilience funds the NHS received in each year from 2011-12 to 2016-17; and on what dates in those years that additional support was allocated.

Answered on

5 April 2017

The following table shows additional funding given to the National Health Service for winter and seasonal resilience between 2011-12 and 2014-15:

Year

Additional Funding

Date

2011-12

£300 million (winter resilience)

January 2012

2012-13

£330 million (winter resilience)

September 2012

2013-14

£400 million (winter resilience)

November 2013

2014-15

£700 million (winter resilience)

Start of the financial year

2015-16

£400 million (seasonal resilience)

Start of the financial year

2016-17

£400 million (seasonal resilience)

Start of the financial year