Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Paul Johnson: health spending in context This content relates to the following topics: NHS finances Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, gives an overview of how public spending is distributed and where health fits within the total spending picture.This was recorded at our 2011 event The NHS in an age of austerity.Related contentSlideshowJohn Appleby: health spending in the EU - how does the UK compare? John Appleby looks at how health spending in the UK compares with other countries and what the prospects are for spending on health care beyond 2015.AudioMike Farrar: meeting the Nicholson Challenge Mike Farrar considers how the NHS can meet the Nicholson Challenge to deliver £20 billion in productivity improvements. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Article NHS England throws down challenge to government The NHS may have to restrict what it provides with its budget, says Chris Ham. Audio Jim Mackey: 2018 - a crunch year for the NHS? Jim Mackey discusses the prospects for the NHS in what promises to be one of the toughest years in its history. Audio Claire Fuller: 2018 - A crunch year for the NHS? Dr Claire Fuller discusses the prospects for the NHS in what promises to be one of the toughest years in its history. Free event 2018: A crunch year for the NHS?