COVID-19 funding allocated to Scottish hospices: FOI release
- Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate
Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
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
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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