National Landscape and Healthcare Outline of The United Kingdom — report 2016 incl. surgical procedures

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To add context to the surgical procedure volumes, the report provides written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, changes and dynamics of the local markets. In addition, the latest reforms of the local Healthcare system are clearly outlined.

The report helps businesses gain a unique insight into the socio-economic dynamics until 2015, and helps analyze how they affect healthcare systems and their evolution. It can serve as an essential tool for sales, marketing, R&D and business managers with industry related interests.

Four chapters cover the numerical and written analysis for the following topics: Economic Outlook (38 Key industry indicators), The Healthcare System (HC system structures), Reforms (restructuring, re-engineering or austerity efforts) and the Healthcare Market (Capital Equipment, Medical Devices, Disposables and Pharmaceuticals).

The report includes 1000 surgical interventions (in pdf format), reported by the ICD-9 international coding system in 13 specialisms, with data for six years: last year’s actuals, four years of historical data, and one year of forecast. The specialisms included are: Cardiology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, OBGYN, Endocrinology, Plastic, General, Thoracic, Hemic and Lymphatic system, Oncology.

Economic Outlook:
– In 2015 the economy in the UK grew by 2.2%. It has a GDP of €2,569 bn, equal to €36,400 per capita. – The recent socioeconomic context is overshadowed by the Brexit. Investments during the period leading up to the referendum had slowed down and many have been put on hold in various sectors, resulting in a decline of GDP growth.
– In an attempt to diminish the UK budget deficit, the governments have been reducing public spending the last 5 years.
– The UK’s birthrate is 11.9/1000; comparable to France’s, and higher than in other BIG5 nations such as Spain (9.1) and Germany (8.9).

The Healthcare System:
– Healthcare spending as a percentage of GDP in 2015 was 9.1%, equivalent to €3,591 per capita. Despite spending below the western- EU average, the UK still manages to run one of the largest and cheapest healthcare services internationally.
– Healthcare in the UK is devolved, where each member nation has their own system, administration and their own version of an NHS.
– The funds available for hospitals in the coming years will not grow, but activity levels are expected to increase yearly by 2-3%.
– Long-term health ailments represent 70% of the healthcare budget.
– NICE provides independent advice and guidance in terms of the best medications and treatments to be used in the NHS.
– There are 651 acute hospitals in the UK and approximately 141,400 acute hospital beds. Around 74% of the acute beds, equivalent to 104,890, are public.

Healthcare Reforms:
Recent regulations address:
– Provider regulation to support innovative services
– Outcome-focused
– Patient centricity
– Clinical Commissioning Groups
– NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB)
– General practitioners (GP)
– Better Care Plan (2013)
– New care model vanguard (2015)

The Markets:
– The UK market is the 6th largest healthcare market in the world. Over the next 3 years the market is expected to grow by 5% in value.
– The UK’s strong and growing generic pharmaceutical market is the largest in Europe. In the public system it accounts for 25% in value and 75% in terms of volume.
– In 2015 the market value of capital equipment was estimated around €410 m, medical disposables was estimated around €7 bn, and medical devices was estimated around €20 bn.
– Negotiations for longer-term deals and services with providers are becoming more prevalent.
-85-90% of the market is supplied by imports.
– Product efficiency and value for money are the principle success factors in the UK market.

Country Overview:
Includes tables centralizing all relevant data on socio-demographics, macroeconomics and national Healthcare.

National Care Provision data:
Provides an overview of the Healthcare demographics: Nation Care provision data, Intensive Care units, Operating rooms, Emergency Rooms, Hospital services, Healthcare professionals.

Reasons to buy:
– Accurate analysis of trends, opportunities and challenges of the economy and healthcare industry
– Relevant healthcare reforms
– Written and numerical analysis on important healthcare indicators (eg.: acute care data, critical care data, anesthesia data, emergency data, healthcare professionals)
– Regularly updates, at least once year
– Every update published by TforG within 6 months after your purchase will be made available to you
– Global coverage, available for + 40 countries
– Surgical Procedure Volumes section incl. 1000 ICD9 coded procedure volumes for five years: last year’s actuals, four years of historical data, and one year of forecast
– Actionable information to capture size, trends and potential of the market

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About the Author: Bob Cooper

Bob Cooper is Canadian Business Tribune''s senior editor. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author. He lives in London Ontario and covers the intersection of money, politics and finance. He appears periodically on national television shows and has been published in (among others) The National Post, Politico, The Atlantic, Harper’s,, Vice and He also has served as a journalist and consultant on documentaries for CBC and Global News . In 2014, he was the winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' investigative journalism award, and the winner of the Izzy Award for Journalism from Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media. He was also a finalist for UCLA's Gerald R. Loeb Award and Syracuse University's Mirror Award. Before becoming a journalist in 2006, Sirota worked in Washington for, among others, U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Minority Staff and the Center for American Progress.