Table 6

Cost estimates for resources used

Cost categories

Resources


GP consultation cost to check LFT results

£12.86 *


Receptionist to check patient in for appointment (2 mins)

£0.91*


Secretary time (1 min)

£0.33*


Phlebotomist time (5 mins)

£1.00*


Sample analysis: LFT

£2.69**


Sample analysis: Hepatitis B surface Ag and Hepatitis C

£25.42**


* Source: Midlands General Practice Research Consortium (MidReC, Feb 2009)

** Source: University Hospital Birmingham, NHS Foundation trust (2009)

Arnold et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-9

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