International Health Comparisons: A Compendium of published information on healthcare systems, the provision of health care and health achievement in 10 countries
1 Feb 2003
This series of papers summarises the methodological approaches we have taken in carrying out innovative or novel analysis. Such analysis is conducted under our statutory authority to examine and report to Parliament on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which government departments and other bodies have used their resources.
The Audit insights papers are methodological summaries and do not make new observations about value for money.
How NHS England has handled a backlog of 374,000 items.
Funding for ongoing health care is a complex and highly sensitive area, which can affect some of the most vulnerable people in society and those that care for them.
In response to questions raised by the House of Commons Health Committee in late 2013 and wider Parliamentary interest, we conducted an investigation into five specific concerns about NHS Property Services. Our investigation established the facts relating to these concerns.
This investigation builds on our previous work on NHS Property Services Limited and examines the progress the Service has made.
This investigation looks at the 2017-18 increase in NHS spending on certain generic medicines, possible causes of the price increases in the market for generic medicines, and how the Department of Health and Social Care responded to the price increases.
This investigation sets out facts about penalty charge notices and how the NHS supports vulnerable people to navigate the system.
This investigation sets out the system for providing vaccinations to pre-school children in England and the levels of uptake.
The Cancer Drugs Fund has improved access to cancer drugs not routinely available on the NHS, but all parties agree it is not sustainable in its current form.