UK Health Accounts: 2015

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  • Total current healthcare expenditure in 2015 was £185.0 billion, an increase of 3.6% on spending in 2014, which was £178.6 billion.
  • Government-financed healthcare expenditure accounted for 79.5% of total spending at £147.1 billion.
  • Spending on preventive healthcare was £9.6 billion in 2015, and was spent mainly on healthy condition monitoring programmes and advice, education and counselling programmes.
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