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Table 3 The mean cost of a 36 hr postnatal stay distinguishing the phase of care and staff grade

From: Reducing the length of postnatal hospital stay: implications for cost and quality of care

  Hourly rate Admission Recovery Discharge Complete stay
band 2 £23 £7 £36 £6 £48
band >2 £45 £86 £130 £98 £314
all maternity care staff   £93 £166 £104 £362
bed £9 £20 £287 £22 £330
total   £113 £454 £126 £692