HC Deb 04 March 2002 vol 381 cc134-5W
Mr. Borrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how mainstreaming of HIV prevention and HIV treatment and care allocations into primary care trust budgets will take account of different levels of need in each PCT area. [38475]

Yvette Cooper

Health authority and primary care trust allocations are informed by weighted capitation targets. From 2002–03, targets are adjusted for HIV treatment and care and prevention using the latest epidemiology. This will ensure the uniquely skewed distribution of HIV infection in England is reflected in targets for future years.

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