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 Blog Priorities for the NHS in 2018/19 and beyond Does the new NHS planning guidance contain good news or bad? Richard Murray takes stock of the changes. Blog Focusing on better-value care As the NHS faces financial and service pressures, Matthew Lewis asks if now is the time to focus on better-value care. Blog Preventing a recurrence of this winter’s crisis Chris Ham considers what needs to be done to stabilise the NHS and ensure that this winter's crisis does not recur. Press release The King’s Fund response to the National Audit Office report on sustainability and transformation in the NHS Chris Ham comments on the National Audit Office report on sustainability and transformation in the NHS.