33334 - Health: Innovation (Answered)

Tom Brake
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding has been provided to health innovation networks in each year since their creation; and how much funding he plans to provide to these networks in each of the next five years.

George Freeman

The Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for South London and one of the 15 AHSNs that cover England.

Information is provided for the Health Innovation Network and for all 15 AHSNs. Future funding is being determined by NHS England.

NHS England funding for the 15 AHSNs (£ millions) 1, 2

Year

Health Innovation Network

All AHSNs

2013/14

4.4

56.3

2014/15

3.6

53.6

2015/16

3.0

48.2

2016/17

2.5

38.1

Source: NHS England

Notes:

1 AHSNs were established in 2013 by NHS England and awarded a five year licence. 2016/17 is the fourth year of the licence.

2 Since 2014/15, AHSNs have received funding to host Patient Safety Collaboratives, which is not included in these figures.