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NHS reference costs 2005-06

  • Document type:
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    7 December 2006
  • Primary audience:
    Finance, Health and social care professionals
  • Publication format:
    Electronic only
  • Product number:
    278472 (as CD, available from w/c 18 December 2006)
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  • Copyright holder:
    Crown copyright

This document gives details on how and on what over £39 billion of NHS expenditure in 2005-06 was used. The Reference Costs/Reference Costs Index publication is the richest source of financial data on the NHS ever produced.

As in previous years, its main purpose is to provide a basis for comparison within (and outside) the NHS between organisations, and down to the level of individual treatments.

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