Graph of public spending in health

Graph showing public spending on health in the UK from 1949 to 2014 by  Anita Charlesworth of the Health Foundation.  This is taken from her excellent briefing:

NHS finances: the challenge all political parties need to face

Her conclusion is that NHS funding needs to grow slightly faster than GDP. 2.9% a year compared to 2.3% a year forecast increase in GDP.

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  1. George Nieman says:

    NHS funding must do everything it can to keep up with demand. As I have said before. The NHS is for the people who have paid into it. No I would not say that a person taken ill or involved in an accident should not receive NHS treatment. those who enter this country for the sole purpose of obtaining free treatment must be turned away

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