COVID-19 funding allocated to Scottish hospices: FOI release

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

Information requested

Can you please provide details of how much funding the Scottish Government has given to hospices across the country following the UK Government giving an additional £125 million Covid funding in November 2020? I would like to know how much of that allocated funding has been used by the Scottish Government to help hospices in Scotland?


In response to your request we can confirm that the total funding allocated to Scottish Hospices to support their work during the pandemic in the financial year 2020/2021 is approximately £27m, exceeding the estimated consequentials funding of £24 million.

The breakdown of payments can be viewed in the table below.

Hospice Amount paid in June
Amount paid in March
Accord £396k £540k
Ardgowan £396k £341k
Ayrshire £792k £972k
Bethesda £99k £257k
CHAS £1,287k £3,236k
Highland £792k £1,040k
Kilbryde £320k £741k
Marie Curie £1,584k £2,116k
P&PW £1,089k £544k
St Andrew's £891k £1,361k
St Columba's £792k £2,574k
St Margaret £396k £1,758k
St Vincent's £297k £233k
Strathcarron £990k £1,188k
Total £10.1m £16.9m

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