HEALTHCARE cuts in Spain were three times the European average from 2009 to 2012.
In those year Spain reduced its healthcare spending by 1.9% a year, compared to a 0.6% average in the 35 countries examined in the OECD’s report Health at a Glance: Europe 2014.
Healthcare cuts were only greater in: Greece, Luxembourg, Ireland, Croatia, Portugal and Cyprus.
However, Spain’s health spending level of 9.3% of GDP remains above the European average of 8.7%.
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