Panel Counts

UNITED KINGDOM

The United Kingdom provides free public healthcare to all permanent residents, paid for by general taxation. About 18% of a citizen’s income tax goes towards healthcare, which is about 4.5% of the average citizen’s income. UK also has a growing private healthcare sector that is still much smaller than the public sector. The National Health Service (NHS) is responsible for the public healthcare sector of the UK.

Total expenditure on health as % of GDP: 9.10

WHO organizational ranking: 18

Specialty Universe % of Reach
Allergists/Immunologists 120 83%
Anesthesiologists 13,727 26%
Cardiologists 2,432 72%
Critical Care/Intensive Care See ER N/A
Dermatologists 1,190 57%
Emergency Medicine 5,652 23%
Endocrinologists/Diabetologists 1,426 53%
ENT 1,300 40%
Gastroenterologists 1,787 56%
General Surgeons 9,293 54%
General/Family Practitioners 47,683 22%
Geriatricians 2,450 55%
Hematologists/Hematology-Oncologists 925 34%
Infectious Diseases 213 54%
Internal Medicine See Gen Med N/A
Specialty Universe % of Reach
Nephrologists 600 49%
Neurologists 1,149 46%
Nurses 37,200 3%
OB/GYNs 6,527 32%
Oncologists 1,393 57%
Ophthalmologists 2,863 55%
Orthopaedists 3,717 16%
Pediatricians 8,660 13%
Pharmacists 46,000 8%
Psychiatrists 11,832 54%
Pulmonologists 1,769 15%
Radiologists 4,970 27%
Rheumatologists 1,117 69%
Urologists 1,767 59%