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Table 3 Cost estimates used in economic evaluation

From: A cost-utility analysis of a rehabilitation service for people living with and beyond cancer

Resource Mean cost/unit Unit Resource Mean cost/unit Unit
Outpatient appointment £152.00 [28] Outpatient attendance Counsellor £44.00 [28] Per hour client contact
GP appointment £32.00 [28] per 12 minute consultation Inpatient admission £225.00 [28] NHS cost per bed day
GP home visit £115.00 [28] 25 minute visit (£4.60 per minute) Outpatient Hospice £104.40* Per hospice outpatient appt
Practice Nurse £10.00 [28] Per consultation DTU Attendance £139.80* Cost per DTU attendance
District nurse (home) £68.00 [28] Per hour home visit Hospice Physiotherapist £18.50 [28] 30 minute consultation
Palliative nurse (home) £68.00 [28] Per hour home visit Hospice Other £37.27 [28]* Weighted average of hospice services used by the intervention group
Occupational therapist £51.33 [28] 40 minute consultation Control group other services £66.09 [28]* Weighted average of other service use costs
Physiotherapist £18.50 [28] 30 minute consultation Intervention group other services £70.42 [28]* Weighted average of other service use costs
Psychologist £81.00 [28] Per hour client contact    
  1. *Costs provided by the hospice participating in the study.