Thursday, 12 December 2019

Questions (153)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

153. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health the capital allocation of his Department in each of the years 2020 to 2025; and the areas to which funds will be allocated in each year [52213/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The total capital funding allocation for the public Health Services in Budget 2020 is €854m, 2021 (€880) and 2022 (€880).

The areas to which capital funds will be allocated each year are

- Health Service Executive - building, equipping and furnishing of health facilities;

- Health Service Executive - Information Communication Technology;

- Department of Health and agencies under the aegis of and directly funded by my Department such as the Health Research Board and Health Information and Quality Authority.

Multi-annual capital expenditure ceilings for the Health Vote for the period 2023 - 2025 have yet to be formulated.