AQW 7087/16-21 – Homecare Provision Commissioned by each HSCT

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health to detail the homecare provision commissioned by each Health and Social Care Trust through the private or independent sector by (i) employee numbers; and (ii) allocated hours, in each year since 2010.

(AQW 7087/16-21)

Minister of Health:  The table below shows the total number of hours commissioned through the private or independent sector for homecare provision, broken down by each Health and Social Care Trust. Health and Social Care Trusts do not hold information on the number of employees in the private or independent sector.

HSC Trusts 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Belfast 1,657,916 1,580,852 1,536,080 1,604,824 1,472,380 1,554,384
Northern Not available Not
available
Not
available
217,855 215,714 217,568
South Eastern 2,058,590 2,422,279 2,588,050 2,765,883 2,784,811 Not
available
Southern Not
available
1,209,963 1,499,602 1,663,054 1,576,574 1,574,262
Western 1,191,672 1,153,504 1,257,059 1,464,796 1,692,400 1,982,836

ENDS