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Coronavirus: Hospitals

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 48123, tabled on 13 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the total cost has been of setting up and closing down the Nightingale hospitals introduced in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

24 September 2021

Total projected funding for the Nightingale hospital programme was agreed and separately ring-fenced at £466 million.

National Health Service providers are currently auditing their accounts for 2020-21 and the final spending outturn against this funding will be published in due course.