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[Department of Health] Ministers welcome €14.6 billion health budget. (11 Oct 2016)

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Minister Simon Harris and Ministers of State Finian McGrath, Catherine Byrne, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy & Helen McEntee have secured a total budget to €14.6 billion, the highest ever health budget.

For 2017, the Department of Health will have funding of €14,152 for current expenditure and €454 million for capital expenditure. This represents an increase of €977 million on the 2016 budget for current expenditure and €40 million for capital expenditure. The provision for 2017 represents a 7.4% increase on the original Voted Budget for 2016 and a 3.5% increase on the final projected 2016 outturn..........

Social Inclusion
Funding of €3 million is provided for preparations for the new National Drugs Strategy (which is currently being finalised for submission to Government early in the New Year) and other social inclusion measures.


Item Type:News
Source:Department of Health
Date:11 October 2016
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care economics
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Financial management > Funding
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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