Hospices: Finance

(asked on 1st December 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide funding to charitable hospice care providers who have lost community funding during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lord Bethell
This question was answered on 15th December 2020

The Department and NHS England and NHS Improvement recognise the huge role palliative and end of life care services, including hospices, have played in the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This importance was acknowledged in the provision of over £150 million in additional funding to the hospice sector between April and July. Further additional funding of up to £125 million has now been announced to enable hospices to continue their vital end of life care services and deliver even greater support for the National Health Service.

NHS England and NHS Improvement can confirm that Rennie Grove Hospice received £1,000,317 between April and July this year. Rennie Grove, like other hospices, will be eligible to apply for the further additional funding now being made available.

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