Advertisements


NHS and The European Union [Infographic]

Author: Andrew Cherrie
Website: https://www.medigo.com/
MyPost: create beautiful simple web pages in minutes with just a few clicks!
The Daily Dot Store: the leading destination for stylish accessories, gadgets, everyday carry essentials & more!
PROMOTE: Place a Text Link on this Confession ONLY

The views, opinions, and positions expressed by the author and those providing comments on this website are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or positions of Confessions of the Professions thereof. By reading the following article, you do not hold responsible Confessions of the Professions or any contributing authors for the content of this confession. Viewer Discretion is Advised.

European Union Facts

Doctor Prescription Writing

This infographic outlines the key facts about the relationship between the NHS and the European Union. The UK’s referendum on EU membership takes place on the 23rd June, and one of the most highly-charged issues on both sides of the argument is the future of the National Health Service. While Leave campaigners believe the NHS will be in greater health outside the EU, recent government figures suggest that Brexit would result in a loss of £36bn a year, which could leave the NHS with a funding black hole. The impact of a potential Brexit is open to debate and nobody can really forecast how the NHS would fare. As debate rages on, we have collected this data from a number of sources to bring you what’s important about the NHS and the European Union: the facts.


NHS and The European Union [Infographic]

Click to open / Right-click for save options

PDF Version


Text-Friendly Version

NHS AND THE EUROPEAN UNION: THE FACTS

QUICK STATS ABOUT THE NHS

  • £116.6Bn annual budget
  • 243m patients treated each year
  • 68 years old The NHS was founded in 1948
  • 5th largest employer in the world
    • 1st US Department of Defense
    • 2nd People's Liberation Army, China
    • 3rd Walmart
    • 4th McDonalds
    • 5th NHS

NHS DOCTORS: WHERE DO THEY COME FROM?

Ireland 4,153

United Kindgom 173,275

Germany 3,189

Poland 2,164

Czech Republic 1,269

Hungary 1,510

Romania 2,643

Italy 3,706

Spain 1,673

Greece 3,683

 

SAME CARE, DIFFERENT COST

Non-EU residents (including British expats) are charged 150% of NHS tariffs for non-emergency care

Invoice

Non-EU ResidentEU Resident*
CT Scan£375FREE
Inpatient bed, per night£412FREE
Maternal Birth£3,282FREE
Coronary Angioplasty£5,755FREE
Major Hip Surgery (e.g. replacement)£11,739FREE

*European Health Insurance Card holder

 

UK pensioners living outside the EU must pay for healthcare, but those living in the EU have their healthcare costs covered by the NHS

 

COST OF TREATING TOURISTS

British visitors to Europe vs European visitors to the NHS (£ million a year)

Spain 39.8 | 3.0

France 39.6 | 4.8

Germany 9.8 | 9.3

Ireland 9.8 | 9.3

Netherlands 8.6 | 1.6

Belgium 6.1 | 3.6

Austria 5.6 | 0.1

Poland 4.9 | 1.3

Greece 2.7 | 0.11

British visitors cost Spain's healthcare system £39.8 million a year

Spanish visitors to the UK costs the NHS £3 million a year

 

MIND THE GAP

The NHS spends more on treating non-EU visitors than EU visitors

£1.8Bn annual spent on all foreign visitors*

£1.5Bn non-EU

£300M EU

*emergency care and general practitioners

MEDIGO


Source: https://www.medigo.com/blog/featured-articles/nhs-european-union-facts/



If you enjoyed this confession, make sure you subscribe to the Confessions RSS feed!
You can also follow Confessions on Twitter.
You can also subscribe to the Weekly Confessions Digest.

(


Advertisements
Tags: confessiondataEUeuropeanfactsgovernmenthealthinfographicmembershipnhssourcesUKunion

1 Comment

  1. NHS and The European Union [Infographic] https://t.co/0bj1qpUw4b via @OneTruConscious

Leave A Reply


Permalink: http://www.confessionsoftheprofessions.com/nhs-and-the-european-union-infographic/
Shortlink: http://goo.gl/VMSN3p
HTML: http://www.confessionsoftheprofessions.com/htmlcache/nhs-and-the-european-union-infographic.html
AMP: http://www.confessionsoftheprofessions.com/nhs-and-the-european-union-infographic/amp
  • This infographic outlines the key facts about the relationship between the NHS and the European Union.
  • The UK’s referendum on EU membership takes place on the 23rd June, and one of the most highly-charged issues on both sides of the argument is the future of the National Health Service.
  • While Leave campaigners believe the NHS will be in greater health outside the EU, recent government figures suggest that Brexit would result in a loss of £36bn a year, which could leave the NHS with a funding black hole.
  • The impact of a potential Brexit is open to debate and nobody can really forecast how the NHS would fare.