Health spared as British chancellor wields the axe

Kondro, Wayne
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE784
Academic Journal
The article reports on government spending on health in Great Britain. It mentions the 0.4% increase in the National Health Service (NHS) budget between 2011 and 2015 despite the 81 billion pounds in public spending cuts. It adds that the Department of Health will receive an extra one billion pounde each year for several social care supports which include extending access to psychological therapies, constant funding for priority hospital systems, and continuous growth in capital spending.


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