This is the first release of the UK's Health Accounts, a new healthcare expenditure analysis consistent with international guidelines.

Publications

  • UK Health Accounts: 2014

    Healthcare expenditure statistics for 2013 and 2014, produced to the international definitions of the System of Health Accounts 2011.

Data

Methodology

  • UK Health Accounts: methodological guidance

    This guidance note explains the methodology used to calculate healthcare expenditure for government and non-government financing schemes of health accounts. More information, including on the differences between health accounts and the Office for National Statistics (ONS’s) previous publication “Expenditure on Healthcare in the UK”, can be found in “An introduction to health accounts”.

Pre-release access list for UK Health Accounts: 2014

The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official statistics in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made available to an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and principles which govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.

Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by the period indicated before release.

Access Granted To Organisation Period
Secretary of State Department of Health 24 hrs
Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for
NHS Productivity
Department of Health 24 hrs
Deputy Principal Private Secretary Department of Health 24 hrs
Senior Private Secretary Department of Health 24 hrs
Press Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Press Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Briefing Official (Senior Civil Servant) Department of Health 24 hrs
Analyst (Economic Advisor) Department of Health 24 hrs
Statistical Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Senior Economic Advisor Department of Health 24 hrs
Policy Advisor HM Treasury 24 hrs
Briefing Official HM Treasury 24 hrs