An error has been identified in the written answer given on 21 October 2019.
The correct answer should have been:
CCG allocations for North East of England are shown in the attached table. The North East of England is expected to receive more than the England average per head per year in every year from 2019/20 to 2023/24.
In addition to the loans listed for Sunderland, the following trusts in the North East of England have secured capital loans:
- Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust: £1million
- North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust: £835,000
- Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust: £210,000 and £112,000
- Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust: £468,000
- The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: £500,000
On 5 August, the Government announced a further £1.8 billion increase to National Health Service capital spending. £1 billion of this funding will free up the NHS to take forward and expand their existing plans for investment in infrastructure and unlocking delivery of commitments already made; whilst £850 million of this increase allows 20 new hospital upgrades to start as soon as possible, including £41.6 million to Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for the transfer of Paediatric Cardiac Services from Freeman Hospital to Royal Victoria Infirmary.
In addition, as the Secretary of State recently set out, a new Health Infrastructure Plan will be brought forward to deliver a strategic major hospital rebuilding programme, providing the necessary health infrastructure across the country.
NHS Sunderland CCG’s allocations are shown in the attached table. By 2023-24, it will receive £1883.97 per head per year - £380.04 per head per year above the England average.
As part of the tranche 4 STP funding Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust will receive £54.2 million for a single integrated secure service centre of excellence and the re-provision of Newcastle and Gateshead adult acute inpatient services.
In 2019/20 South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust was allocated £2million Public Dividend Capital for GDE Fast Follower scheme.
The trust’s predecessor, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust also secured a £887,000 Public Dividend Capital award as part of a national programme for Energy Efficient LED Lighting.
The Department are also aware of a likely award of Public Dividend Capital relating to Urgent and Emergency Care Services provision which is in the process of being allocated and there are a number of on-going capital funding programmes which the trust may be considering applications for.