Your Ref: HRD 1591
Harrogate and Rural District
Clinical Commissioning Group
Unit 1 St James Business Park
Grimbald Crag Court
Tel: 01423 799300
Fax: 01423 799301
15 May 2019
Dear Marion Your Request for Information
I am writing in response to your recent request that we received on 1 May 2019 in
which you requested the following information under the Freedom of Information Act
Specifically, I am seeking information on the level of funding made by NHS Clinical
Commissioning Groups via discretionary grants to hospices in your area or to those
providing services in your area.
I am asking for information related to the current financial year (2019/20) and whether
this is any change from previous years.
Please could you provide the following information:
1. How many hospices do you allocate grant funding to as a CCG? (these may be
within your geographical area or they provide services to your area)
NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group allocate grant
funding to only one Hospice.
What grant funding ( £ 000’s) have individual hospices been allocated in this
financial year (2019/2020)?
The grant funding allocated for 2019/2020 is £694,585.
Accountable Officer: Amanda Bloor
Clinical Chair: Dr Alistair Ingram
Is the grant funding for any hospice in the current year 2019/20 a change when
compared to the previous year 2018/19?
The grant funding has remained the same.
Approximately what is the population size served by your CCG?
The population size served by NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical
Commissioning Group is approximately 163,814.
I can confirm the response to your recent FOI Request can be found above in red text.
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the outcome, you can write to our Chief Officer at the address above to make a request
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Please do not hesitate to contact me should you need any further assistance. You can
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NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group