Policy paper

NHS reference costs 2013 to 2014

Information on how NHS providers spent money to provide healthcare to patients.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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This is the most up-to-date information about how NHS expenditure was used to provide healthcare by NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts.

Reference costs are the unit costs to the NHS for providing defined services in a given financial year to NHS patients in England. They are collected and published annually.

Please note that the organisation level source data (parts 1-3) are large files and should be opened using MS Access or other database software. Annex C of the main publication gives advice on using the data.

Revised data

9 March 2015: ‘Organisation level source data part 3 – spells’ (in the file’12 Spell data MFF Adjusted’ data had not been adjusted for market forces factor - replacement file contains these adjustments).

22 January 2015: ‘National schedule of reference costs: the main schedule’ to correct a small number of discrepancies mainly relating to cystic fibrosis.

Published 27 November 2014
Last updated 9 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Data revised in ‘Organisation level source data part 3 – spells' (in the file’12 Spell data MFF Adjusted’ data had not been adjusted for market forces factor - replacement file contains these adjustments.).
  2. Data revised in 'National schedule of reference costs: the main schedule' to correct a small number of discrepancies mainly relating to Cystic Fibrosis
  3. First published.