Health Expenditure

Department/Agency

Department of Health

Key information

Public non-capital expenditure, capital expenditure, estimated overall health expenditure by programme, services and agency. Also the source of funds and private expenditure on health.

Source

Department of Health and Children and other public agencies financial records, European Social Fund, National Lottery and DSFA Treatment Benefit financial records, Health Insurance schemes estimates and CSO estimates of household expenditure on medical goods and services.

Scope

All health expenditure both public and private.

Frequency

Every 3 years

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

1994, with some details from 1980 or 1986

Timeliness

Typically 1 year from latest reference year

Classifications

  • Non-capital programme
    Community protection; Community health services; Community welfare; Mental health; Disability; General hospital; General support; Income; with further breakdown by services within each programme.
  • Sources of funds
    Exchequer; Health contributions etc; Receipts under EU regulations.
  • Agency
    Health boards, Regional authority (including GMS Payments Board); Voluntary and Joint Board hospitals; Homes for the intellectually disabled; Other agencies; Central administration.
  • Capital programme
    Acute hospitals; Services for older people; Child care; Mental health; Disability services; Community health; Maintenance, fire prevention works & miscellaneous.

Theme

People and Society - Health

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-30

Keywords

administration capital contributions exchequer expenditure financial funds gms health hospitals hse insurance lottery non-capital payments receipts