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Investment in General Practice, 2003/04 to 2008/09, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland

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Geographic coverage:
United Kingdom
Geographical granularity:
Country
Date range:
06 Apr 2003 to 05 Apr 2009

Summary

This report details the Investment in General Practice from 2003/04 to 2008/09.

The report draws on information obtained from country level financial monitoring reports discussed by the Technical Steering Committee (TSC), which is chaired by The NHS Information Centre (NHS IC) and has representation from the four UK Health Departments, NHS Employers and the British Medical Association.

The large increases in investment in general practice between 2003/04 and 2005/06 have not occurred in more recent years.

Key facts

For the period 2008/09:

  • in England annual investment was £7,957.4m, compared to £7,867.2m spent in 2007/08 (an increase of 1.1 per cent)
  • in Wales annual investment was £454.0m, compared to £442.7m spent in 2007/08 (an increase of 2.6 per cent)
  • in Northern Ireland annual investment was £234.9m, compared to £217.5m spent in 2007/08 (an increase of 8.0 per cent)
  • in Scotland annual investment was £704.8m, compared to £698.4m spent in 2007/08 (an increase of 0.9 per cent)
  • in the UK, annual investment was £9,351.1m, compared to £9,225.8m spent in 2007/08 (an increase of 1.4 per cent)

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Last edited: 9 April 2019 3:03 pm