BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 18 February 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:418

Britain continues to spend less on health than other developed countries: In 1995 Britain will spend pounds sterling47bn on health care, which is 6.7% of the gross national product but a smaller proportion than most other developed countries, which spend between 8% and 10%, according to the Compendium of Health Statistics from the Office of Health Economics. There has been a reduction in hospital beds from 540000 in 1961 …

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