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Allied Health-Care Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Allied Health-Care Services Market Research Report | SIC Q86.901 | Mar 2017

In the pink: A focus on preventative care has supported growth despite funding pressures

IBISWorld’s Allied Health-Care Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • People of all ages are increasingly proactive about seeking health care to identify problems
  • Rising demand for private care has led to employment and enterprise growth
  • There is uncertainty regarding future funding for the NHS and the Allied Health-Care Services industry
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The ageing of the UK population has supported sustained demand for the services offered by the Allied Health-Care Services industry, owing to the effects of the natural bodily decline that accompanies old age. Rising health consciousness and population growth have also expanded the market to which the industry caters. Eager to identify and prevent health problems early, people of all ages are increasingly proactive about seeking health care. The government is also promoting greater preventative care. The Allied Health-Care Services industry is well placed to take advantage of these developments.

As a result of high demand, revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £4.1... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Allied Health-Care Services industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that, in 2016-17, for every £1.00 spent on capital, £21.99 is spent on labour. The Allied Health-Care Services industry is labour-intensive as patients receive diagnosis and consultation from industry practitioners. Furthermore, practitioners are generally well educated and trained to an exceptionally high standard, thus inflating wage costs. Capital investment is mainly in the form of medical instruments and equipment, and fixtures and fittings, such as examination couches, tables, chairs and computer equipment. Capital intensity has remained relatively flat over the five years through 2016-17, as the way practitioners treat patients has not radically altered. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Allied Health-Care Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Allied Health-Care Services Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • Highly trained workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Population aged 65 years and over and Total health expenditure in the Allied Health-Care Services industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Allied Health-Care Services Industry?

    Operators in this industry offer a range of ancillary health-care services not provided by hospitals, doctors or dentists. Services provided under the allied health-care umbrella include optometry, physiotherapy, occupational health therapy and supporting nursing care and chiropody. The industry also includes speech, art and language therapy. Paramedics and dieticians are also included in the industry. Radiographers are excluded.

    Industry Products
    PhysiotherapyOccupational therapyOptometryParamedic servicesArt and speech therapyPodiatry and chiropodyDietary servicesProsthetics and orthotics
    Industry Activities
    Providing physiotherapy servicesProviding optometry servicesProviding occupational health therapyProviding speech, language, art and music therapyProviding dietary adviceProviding chiropody and podiatry Providing prosthetics and orthoticsProviding paramedic services

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Population aged 65 years and over
  • Total health expenditure
  • Demand from general insurance
  • Real household disposable income
  • Number of households
  • Current Performance
  • Age and obesity
  • The public sector
  • Private-sector shift
  • Spending budgets
  • Reorganisation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Public provision
  • Shelling out
  • Stunted growth
  • Good health
  • Table: Allied Health-Care Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Allied Health-Care Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • General Insurance
  • Hospitals
  • General Medical Practices
  • Specialist Medical Practices
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Basic Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing
  • Dispensing Chemists
  • General Insurance
  • Medical & Dental Instrument Manufacturing
  • Medical & Orthopaedic Supplies Retailers
  • Products & Services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Paramedic services
  • Dietary services
  • Podiatry and chiropody
  • Prosthetics and orthotics
  • Art and speech therapy
  • Chart: Allied Health-Care Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 65 and over
  • People aged between 45 and 64
  • People aged between 16 and 24
  • People aged between 25 and 44
  • People aged 15 or younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Allied Health-Care Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Allied Health-Care Services
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Allied Health-Care Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Allied Health-Care Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Allied Health-Care Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Clinical Commissioning Groups (Ccg)
  • In April 2013, CCGs composed of front-line practitioners replaced PCTs and assumed regional control of NHS budgets.
  • National Health Service (Nhs)
  • A group of four publicly funded health-care systems from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These are known as the NHS.
  • Primary Care Trusts (Pct)
  • PCTs were responsible for commissioning primary, community and secondary care from providers for their jurisdiction.

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