Stat of the day: cost of living

Charles Cowling


22 per cent of all health spending goes to people in their last year of life.


2 thoughts on “Stat of the day: cost of living

  1. Charles Cowling
    Jenny Uzzell

    Alternatively, is there less spent on the younger and healthier because (on average you understand) they don’t need it! I spend very little of my available time cleaning rooms that are already pretty clean, if you see what I mean!

    Charles Cowling
  2. Charles Cowling
    Paul Hensby

    Clearly, people require greater medical intervention and care the more seriously ill they are, whether due to accident, disease or age.
    Is there a case for reducing the amount spent on the dying, given the inevitability of their deaths, to increase the chances of a longer life for younger and less ill people on whom more health resources can be targeted?

    Charles Cowling

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