Healthcare confidence index

Our index aims to reveal how confident doctors, dentists and pharmacists are about their own businesses and the future landscape of the healthcare sector.

We began seeking views for our first Index in early 2011, at a time when healthcare professionals were responding to regulatory changes. We were able to determine a confidence index figure, against which we can now benchmark general feeling in the sector.

Below are some extracts from the latest survey – wave 6.  This latest wave is showing a rise in confidence across all three sectors, likely mirroring growing confidence in the general economy.  For more details on the results by sector, and a commentary from sector professionals, download the full report.

Combined Healthcare Index

GPs – Do you consider the reforms underway in primary care as a threat or opportunity for your business?

Pharmacists – Do you consider the reforms underway in primary care as a threat or opportunity for your business?

Dentists - On the NHS v Private issue, which best describes your current status and thinking?


This year’s survey is now open.  If you are a doctor, dentist, pharmacist or other healthcare professional, and would like to take part in our survey, please click the link below.

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