§ Mr. Hinchliffe
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to her answer of 24 May,Official Report, columns 447–48, on hospice support, what information has been given to regional health authorities with regard to the methodology used in calculating the transfer from the Department of Social Security to hospices; and what advice was given to regional health authorities as to the methodology to be used in determining the distribution of that allocation within each region.
§ Mr. Sackville
Information on the allocation and use of the transfer from the Department of Social Security to regional health authorities in respect of hospices was given in executive letter EL(93)14, sent to all regional general managers on 19 February 1993. A copy is available in the Library.