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NHS Boards - Information Management and Technology (IM&T) financial allocations: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
28 May 2019
NHS Boards - Information Management and Technology (IM&T) financial allocations: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01240
Date received: 25 Apr 2019
Date responded: 17 May 2019
Information requested

You asked for detail on the financial allocations since 2015/16 from the Primary Care Division for IM&T (PMS IT allocation) across all NHS Boards, split by Board area.

Response

The answer to your question is set out in the table below. Please note that allocations have been provided to the nearest £000 which may result in some rounding differences.

Board 2015/16
£000
2016/17
£000
2017/18
£000
2018/19
£000
NHS Ayrshire and Arran 624 620 620 622
NHS Borders 208 208 208 208
NHS Dumfries and Galloway 284 284 283 281
NHS Fife 563 561 562 559
NHS Forth Valley 491 494 489 489
NHS Grampian 937 940 926 921
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde 1,982 1,986 1,995 1,993
NHS Highland 703 701 702 700
NHS Lanarkshire 1,040 1,038 1,038 1,037
NHS Lothian 1,328 1,331 1,340 1,357
NHS Orkney 41 40 41 41
NHS Shetland 46 45 45 44
NHS Tayside 684 683 682 681
NHS Western Isles 69 68 68 68
Total 9,000 9,000 9,000 9,000

We are unable to provide allocations for 2019/20 as Primary Medical Services allocations for this year have not been yet been finalised. Allocations are typically made in the summer following the start of the financial year, once negotiations on GP contract uplifts have concluded.

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