Estimating the economic burden of respiratory illness in the UK

British Lung Foundation - BLF
British Lung Foundation (BLF)
Publication date:
01 March 2017


This report reveals the financial cost of lung disease to the NHS, patients and the economy. This analysis provides estimates of the total costs to the UK of respiratory disease in 2014. The aim of the analysis is to provide within and between disease comparisons of total costs to the UK of respiratory illness in order to inform future activities of the British Lung Foundation.