Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1200)

Thomas P. Broughan


1200. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of increasing funding of the national cancer control programme by 10%, 15% and 20%, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32016/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) has a budget of €94.7m in 2019. The cost of increasing the 2020 budget by 10%, 15% and 20% is set out below:

2019 Opening Budget


10% increase on 2019 Budget


15% increase on 2019 Budget


20% increase on 2019 Budget


Decisions on the funding of cancer services next year will be made in the context of the Estimates process for 2020.