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National Problem Gambling Clinic

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL17485, tabled on 24 July 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 17 July (HL16963 and HL16964), what was the budget of the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust for funding the National Problem Gambling Clinic; and what is the projected cost of that clinic in (1) 2020, (2) 2021, and (3) 2022.

Answered on

6 August 2019

NHS England and NHS Improvement have allocated £600,000 to Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and £370,000 to Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for gambling harm services provision in 2019/20, which includes funding for these clinics.

GambleAware, an independent charity, is providing additional funding for these clinics. Information on this funding is not held centrally.

Future years’ funding is not yet available.