HUDU is currently funded by a levy on all 32 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across London. Prior to April 2013, it was funded by a similar levy on all 31 London PCTs.

The Unit operates as an arms-length body acting on behalf of the NHS and is hosted by Tower Hamlets CCG.

Funding is agreed through the London Clinical Commissioning Council (LCCC) on an annual basis following a review of key outputs and activities.The LCCC is supported by the Office of London CCGs.

Further information on the LCCC and Office of London CCGs can be found here.