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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20009: Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 16 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much each NHS board has received from the additional £50 million of funding to reduce waiting times that was announced in May 2017.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 10 December 2018

On 30 May 2017 NHS Boards were allocated their share of the 50 million to help reduce waiting times for 2017-18 financial year. This funding was allocated through the NHS Resource Allocation Formula (NRAC). NHS Boards were allocated similar additional funding in May 2018 applying the same formula for the financial year of 2018-19.

The following table sets out the funding allocation by Health Board in May 2017.

Board

Funding

Ayrshire and Arran

£3.7 million

Borders

£1.1 million

Dumfries and Galloway

£1.5 million

Fife

£3.4 million

Forth Valley

£2.7 million

Grampian

£4.9 million

Greater Glasgow
and Clyde

£11.2 million

Highland

£3.2 million

Lanarkshire

£6.2 million

Lothian

£7.4 million

Orkney

£0.2 million

Shetland

£0.2 million

Tayside

£3.9 million

Western Isles

£0.3 million