Understanding The NHS Position – FP’s View in Bite Size 4
Part 4: A Focus on Total Expenditure
- Few are aware of the total spend portfolio: £68bn in 211
CCGs; £35bn in conventional procurement; £65bn in PFI.
Massive scope for productivity improvement; better quality
patient outcomes; rationalisation and efficiencies.
- Central to job creation (1.6m jobs to be created in health-care,
IPPR) and growth (e.g. Sinophi & Circle in China).
- Traditionally this has been a low priority for CEOs and CFOs;
highly fragmented spend; wasteful, inefficient and ignored.
- Proposals for change are emerging, “Better procurement, better
value, better care”, but with relatively low aspiration
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