HC Deb 02 July 2003 vol 408 c349W
Mr. Andrew Turner

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost was to the national health service of treating(a) TB, (b) hepatitis B and (c) HIV and AIDS in each of the last five years. [120433]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The information requested is not available centrally.

The sums allocated by the Department of Health to the national health service for HIV/AIDS treatment and care in England for the last five years for which funds were separately identified are shown in the table.

£ millions
HIV treatment allocation
1997–98 199.7
1998–99 228.2
1999–2000 234.0
2000–011 184.3
2001–02 223.5
1 After expenditure of £50.4 million on genitourinary medicine is disaggregated.

From April 2002, the special allocation for HIV treatment and care was added to NHS baseline funding according to the target distribution of HIV across England, and is no longer separately identified.