Growth in health spending grinds to a halt – OECD

English: 25 years of Organisation for Economic...

English: 25 years of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Deutsch: 25 Jahre Organisation für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung, OECD :*Graphics by Graml :*Ausgabepreis: 80 Pfennig :*First Day of Issue / Erstausgabetag: 14. August 1986 :*Michel-Katalog-Nr: 1294 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Read the following press release issued by OECD. It provides links to its last survey on healthcare spending. Check it out!

Growth in health spending grinds to a halt.

Here is hard evidence that countries savaged by the Euro crisis, like Greece and Ireland have severely cut healthcare spending. It is significant that the UK seems to be maintaining it’s spending – why?

What lessons do you think that the UK should learn from this survey about its cost of public healthcare?

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