HC Deb 19 April 2004 vol 420 c175W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the(a) budget and (b) outturn figures for the Centrally Funded Initiatives and Services Special Allocation (CFISSA) were for each of the last three years; if he will publish the total list of allocations from CFISSA for the current financial year; and if he will list the virements from the CFISSA. [151797]

Mr. Hutton

[holding answer 2 February 2004]: Tables have been placed in the Library showing:

  1. (a) for the years 2000–01, 2001–02 and 2002–03 the initial and final budget levels and outturn for each of the main areas within the Centrally Funded Initiatives and Services and Special Allocations budget.
  2. (b) the total allocations made to NHS organisations to date in 2003–04.

The latest information on virement from capital to revenue in 2003–04 are shown in the following table. There were no net virements from the CFISSA programme into capital in 2003–04:

2003–04 Capital to revenue virements for the CFISSA programme
Budget £000
National IT Programme: Corporate Services 3,605
National IT Programme: Procurement, commercial

and legal services

National Knowledge Service 1,000
Surveillance and Disease Registers 2,500
National IT Programme: Local Initiatives 88,895
Local NHS capital to revenue transfers 200,000
Total capital to revenue virement 318,000

SHA Org ID Total General

and Acute

Acute Geriatric Mental




SE Oxfordshire PCT Q16 5DX
Available 48 48 48
Occupied 44 44 44
Percentage occupancy 91.2 91.2 91.2
SW Oxfordshire PCT Q16 5DY
Available 151 151 151
Occupied 143 143 143
Percentage occupancy 95.2 95.2 95.2
Department of Health form KHO3
Published 11 September 2003 (latest data available)

Mr. Boris Johnson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the minimum number of beds required to ensure the(a) clinical and (b) financial viability of community hospitals in Oxfordshire is. [164105]

Ms Rosie Winterton

The information requested is not held by the Department.

Our policy on "Shifting the Balance of Power" means that funding decisions rest with primary care trusts (PCTs). PCTs, in conjunction with strategic health