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Publication - Report

eHealth funding: independent review

Published: 23 Mar 2018
Directorate:
Health Finance Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788517478

An independent review by Grant Thornton UK LLP on eHealth funding between eHealth, NHS National Services Scotland and NHS Tayside between 2012 and 2018.

27 page PDF

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27 page PDF

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Contents
eHealth funding: independent review
Timeline

27 page PDF

453.9 kB

Timeline

Year Summary of transactions £m Narrative
2012/13 £0.87 million transferred from NSS to NHS Tayside via SGHSCD reflecting carry forward balance on reinvestment fund 0.87 This transactions has been agreed to email correspondence between all parties including the former Deputy Director for eHealth.
2013/14 £2.2 million transferred from NSS to NHS Tayside via SGHSCD reflecting carry forward balance on reinvestment fund Return of 2012/13 resource allocation from NHS Tayside to NSS via SGHSCD resource allocations 2.2 (0.87) These transactions have been agreed to email correspondence between all parties including the former Deputy Director for eHealth.
2014/15 £0.538 million transferred from NSS to NHS Tayside via SGHSCD reflecting carry forward balance on reinvestment fund Return of 2013/14 resource allocation from NHS Tayside to NSS via SGHSCD resource allocations 0.538 (2.2) These transactions have been agreed to email correspondence between all parties including the former Deputy Director for eHealth.
2015/16 £0.647 million transferred from NSS to NHS Tayside via SGHSCD reflecting carry forward balance on reinvestment fund Return of 2014/15 resource allocation from NHS Tayside to NSS via SGHSCD resource allocations 0.647 (0.538) These transactions have been agreed to email correspondence between all parties including the former Deputy Director for eHealth. We note from the email correspondence that the Head of Primary Care authorises the transaction.
2016/17 £2.538 million transferred from NSS to NHS Tayside via SGHSCD reflecting carry forward balance on eHealth programmes and reinvestment fund Return of 2015/16 resource allocation from NHS Tayside to NSS via SGHSCD resource allocations 2.538 (0.647) These transactions have been agreed to email correspondence between all parties including the former Deputy Director for eHealth, authorising the transaction. The fund was transferred through individual transfers of:
  • - £0.970 m (eHealth strategic transformation)
  • - £0.962 million (eHealth strategic infrastructure)
  • - £0.3 million ( CHI & Child health)
  • - £0.35 million ( OOH)
We note the £0.3 million and £0.35 million were part of smaller funds allocated to eHealth oversight. We have confirmed these have went through appropriate SG Finance.
2017/18 A request for an additional transfer of £2.7 million from NSS to NHS Tayside via SGHSCD reflecting carry forward balance on eHealth programmes and reinvestment fund 2.7 This revenue resource transfer has not been processed as it is currently on hold pending this investigation. The request is broken down into individual requests of:
  • - £0.950 million (eHealth applications transformation)
  • - £0.550 million (eHealth applications reprocurement)
  • - £0.9 million ( CHI & Child health)
  • - £0.3 million (eHealth applications infrastructure)
We note that the £2.538 million allocation from 2016/17 has not been returned to NSS eHealth in the current year.

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