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NHS Funding: Clinical Commissioning Groups

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018

This paper and accompanying Excel file gives details of funding allocations for each CCG in England from 2013/14 to 2020/21. The briefing paper also gives details of the process used to allocate the funds.

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In 2018/19 NHS England distributed a total of £74.2 billion across 195 CCGs in England. The overall funding equates to £1,254 per registered patient in England.

Funding per head  increased in real terms between 2013/14  and 2018/19. The average annual increase from 2013/14 to 2018/19 was 2%.

The formula used to distribute funding means that CCGs with elderly populations, in urban areas, or in more deprived areas tend to have higher allocations than they would under a simple population-based formula.

The highest allocation per patient in 2018/19 is Knowsley CCG in Merseyside (£1,645), the lowest CCG allocation per patient is Oxfordshire CCG (£1,040). All of the 10 highest allocations per patient are CCGs in the North East and North West of England.



Commons Briefing papers CBP-8399

Author: Shadi Danechi

Topic: Health finance

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