UK Health expenditure now at EU average with contribution from the independent sector continuing to grow

Figures published today by leading healthcare market intelligence provider, LaingBuisson, reveal that UK healthcare spending of £185bn in 2015 continues to be dominated by government expenditure at 80% of all healthcare spend, higher than any other OECD, EU or G7 nation. However, the independent sector…

Value of independent sector healthcare provision grows by 5% to £45.4 billion, according to latest LaingBuisson figures

Figures published today by healthcare consultancy LaingBuisson reveal that the revenues generated by independent sector (non-statutory) providers across 12 core health and care market segments grew by 5% in 2015 to reach £45.3bn. Growth was led by private acute healthcare, up 8% to £7.8bn (driven…