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Abstract
Hospital and community health service (HCHS) pay and price inflation is weighted average of 2 separate inflation indices, the pay cost index (PCI) and the health service cost index (HSCI).
Main Topics/Subject Category
Expenditure
Variables
n/a
Keywords
Inflation, prices, hospital, health and community services
Identifier Variables
N/A
Economic/Subject Categories
Indices
Area of Health System
Secondary care
Data Available
Socio-economic
Data collecting organization (s)
Department of Health
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample
41 sub-indices of goods and services purchased by the HCHS
Availability
Department of Health
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.info.doh.gov.uk/[…]p;Start=13.1&ExpandView
Contact
Tel: 02072104850
Publications
Beecham J, et al. Leaving hospital II: the cost-effectiveness of community care for former long-stay psychiatric hospital patients. Journal of Mental Health 1996; 5(4) 379-394