£582,000 for extra staff at the ITU, £3.3m for health staff PPE, and £10.8m for a Nightingale hospital and £120m to support businesses... Figures released by the Government have shed new light on how the island coped with the pandemic last year.
Of the total £190m spent on tackling the pandemic in 2020, £181m came from additional funding secured by Treasury Minister Deputy Susie Pinel, and approved by the States Assembly.
The Co-Funded Payroll Scheme was the largest source of expenditure with £97.9million. Between March and August 2020 alone, the Government helped a total of 67,137 islanders, costing £80,981,348.32. Its peak month was April, with 16,500 employees receiving payments of £21.5m.
£13.23m was spent on border testing as well as an additional £668,000 on isolation and enforcement.
Pictured: The Government spent £13.23 million on border testing.
Meanwhile, the provision of PCR and serology tests cost £541,000, Healgen antibody test kits cost £720,000, and the mass antibody testing programme £629,000.
Contact tracing cost just under £2m, the majority of which (£1.12m) incurred in staff costs.
The Nightingale wing cost over £10.8m, with the construction itself costing £9.55m.
PPE supplies for health staff cost £3.32m, while an additional £147,000 and £70,200 was spent on PPE for the Ambulance service and the Prison respectively.
Pictured: Under a £5.10million agreement, local GPs were employed by Government, with some of them providing care at the 'Urgent Treatment Centre'.
The landmark agreement that saw more than 100 GPs from 13 practices directly employed by the Government to work in roles across the Health Department, including at the ‘Urgent Treatment Centre' based in the Gwyneth Huelin Wing at the hospital, cost £5.10m while funding for free GP consultation for the over-80s and islanders with chronic diseases represented just under one million.
Just under £2m was spent on providing education during the pandemic, which included schooling for children of key workers and remote schooling provisions.
Over £1.2m was spent on maintaining a core bus service as well as travel links with the UK.
The Government not only funded a number of services during the pandemic but also lost £9.2m as a result of facilities being closed.
Pictured: The Nightingale wing cost £10.8m.
The Infrastructure Department lost £4.45m in fees from waste tipping, sports centre, planning and building permits, while the income from the Health Department reduced by £3.54m, which included fees from private patients.
In addition, Customs and Immigration lost out almost £350,000 on passport fees and other document fees and the Government had to repay £108,000 to parents as a result of cancelled school trips.
Payroll co-funding - £97.95m
Economic Stimulus (Spend Local and Benefits Stimulus) - £11.64m
Additional Income Support - £6.05m
Accommodation Providers Subsidy - £2.12m
Support for Jersey Heritage - £1.1m
CRESS Scheme - £470,000
Jersey Business to provide support to covid-hit businesses - £439,000
Support for local fishermen - £253,000
Support to Serco during Aquasplash closure - £130,000
LibertyBus subsidy - £1.02m
Maintaining essential air travel links to the UK i.e. transporting essential workers, patients and medical supplies - £181,000
Nightingale - £10.8m
Construction - £9.55 million
Operational costs - £645,000
Provision of 180 beds - £558,000
Contact tracing - £1.9m
Staff costs - £1.12m
Software costs - £577,000
Non-staff costs - £211,000
Testing - £18.7m
Border testing - £13.23m
IT equipment, software solutions for phase 2 of the test and trace programme - £947,000
Healgen antibody test kits - £720,000
On-island testing capacity - £719,000
Isolation and enforcement - £668,000
Mass serology testing - £629,000
Provision of PCR tests, serology tests and equipment - £541,000
Helpline and other staffing/ covid costs funded by Customer and Local Services - £467,000
Test and trace programme support costs - £417,000
Test and trace, including programme management, communications, minor IT costs, admin - £192,000
Contact tracing app - £181,000
Vaccines - £383,000
Covid vaccine provision - £192,000
PPE - £4.5m
PPE supplies - £3.32m
Extra operational costs, including additional PPE and increased shipping costs - £1.19m
Pictured: PPE supplies for health staff cost £3.32m.
GPs - £6.91m
Redeployment of GPs - £5.10m
Funding of free GP consultation for over-80s and islanders with chronic diseases - £918,000
Urgent Treatment Centre provision - £826,000
Jersey Post prescription delivery service - £71,700
Resources - £830,880
Movement of paediatric CAHMS patients - £342,000
Converting Greenfields into a temporary secure unit for four CAHMS patients to release beds at Robin Ward - £287,000
Purchasing additional residential and nursing home capacity - £201,100
Pulse oximeter monitors to monitor levels of oxygen in blood - £780
Operational costs and preparation for second wave - £6.00m
Covid-related digital projects - £24,200
Additional staffing costs at the Intensive Therapy Unit - £582,000
Hotels for essential staffing - £461,000
Furnishing 30 units at Hue Court for health staff - £268,000
Additional capacity in People and Commercial Services to support Government departments - £225,000
Additional staffing costs (public health officers) - £25,000
Laptop purchase/software - £1.10m
Systems and People Link software - £779,000
Cyber, emergency resourcing and service desk - £187,000
Pictured: Just over a million was spent on buying laptops and software.
Staffing schools for key workers’ children/IT and learning at home provisions - £1.99m
Wellbeing and recovery services - £214,000
Schools’ covid ‘catch-up’ package and student accommodation - £199,000
School fee hardship grants - £39,000
Reduced income from waste tipping, sports centres, planning and building permits - £4.45m
Reduced income across department i.e. private patients - £3.54m
Loss of income from Highlands courses, school fees, nursery fees, etc - £666,000
Customs and Immigration loss of income i.e. passport fees - £350,000
Fire and Rescue loss of income i.e. fire certificates, courses and testing - £147,000
Reimbursing parents for cancelled school trips - £108,000
Other OneGov command teams operational costs - £272,000
Police - £236,000
Ambulance Service PPE and operational costs - £147,000
Jersey Field Squadron assistance and IT equipment - £114,000
Prison Service PPE - £70.200
Blue Islands due diligence - £25,000
Communications - £255,000
Costs for live-streaming the States Assembly from Fort Regent - £10,000
Arms’ Length Functions – Safeguarding marketing and incidentals - £12,000
Setting up the £500m loan - £1.55m
Additional equipment, PPE, operational costs and reduced income from Non-Ministerial Departments - £149,000
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