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Funding allocations announced for new children’s hospice 2012/13 grant

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The Department has announced details of the funding allocations for the additional £721,000 made available for new children’s hospices set up…

The Department has announced details of the funding allocations for the additional £721,000 made available for new children’s hospices set up within the last 3 years.

Details of the  allocations are:

  • Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice, Slough, £63,360
  • Children’s Hospice South West, Little Harbour, £121,181
  • Demelza House Children’s Hospice, Eltham, £121,181
  • Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, Huddersfield, £121,181
  • Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, Barnet, £121,181
  • The J’s Hospice, Chelmsford, £51,732
  • Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice, Coventry, £121,181

The £721,000 grant is in addition to the annual £10m children’s hospice and hospice at home grant. Applications for the additional £721,000 grant were open to new children’s hospices or hospice at home services not in receipt of funding through the annual £10m grant.

Information on the process and eligibility criteria for the additional grant was published in July 2012.

The government has committed to continuing the annual £10m funding for children’s hospices until a per patient funding system is established by 2015.