Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (1200)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

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]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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

€94.7m

10% increase on 2019 Budget

€9.47m

15% increase on 2019 Budget

€14.20m

20% increase on 2019 Budget

€18.94m

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