§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent by(a) district health authorities, (b) family health service authorities, (c) regional health authorities, (d) trusts and (e) general practitioner fundholders on health care purchases from non-NHS providers in each of the last three years.
§ Mr. Sackville
The total expenditure in the last three years of district health authorities, regional health authorities, national health service trusts and general practitioner fundholders on the purchase of health care from non-NHS providers is shown in the table. Family health services authorities do not purchase health care services.
1991–92 £ 1992–93 £ 1993–94 £ District health authorities 159,818 187,335 250,484 Regional health authorities 32,746 21,421 25,649 NHS trusts 12,204 45,436 51,322 GP fundholders 3,698 13,127 29,899
The figures for 1993–94 are provisional: the summarised accounts for 1993–94 are subject to audit by the National Audit Office.
Annual accounts of FHSAs; regional and district health authorities.
Financial returns of NHS Trusts.