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Table 1 List of NHS Foundation Trusts included in the Healthcare Financial Management Association costing analysis, indicating services already available on a seven day basis, services invested in 2013/2014, and the potential costs of further investment in providing seven day care

From: Do expanded seven-day NHS services improve clinical outcomes? Analysis of comparative institutional performance from the “NHS Services, Seven Days a Week” project 2013–2016

NHS Trust Already invested prior to 2013 Invested 2013/2014 Potential additional cost/year Requiring additional investment
AUH [4] Major trauma centre – 24/7 radiology and related trauma support services; seven day a week specialist stroke nurse service Recruitment of two additional Critical Care Unit consultants (but not in post yet) £5.8 million 23 additional consultants, diagnostics, therapies, pharmacy, and nursing
C&W [5] Met most clinical standards in all specialties due to previous NHS London audits 24/7 paediatric consultant cover £0.4 million 3 additional consultants
CRH [39, 40] Pilot project in A&E & medicine with 6 additional consultants and support services (diagnostics, therapies, pharmacy) None reported £3.7 million 24 additional consultants, therapies, nursing
CD&D [9] Little investment at assessment – not detailed Increased Adult Mental Health Liaison services for A&E/ Medical Admissions Units 0800–2200 7 days a week £6.5 million 15 additional consultants, diagnostics, therapies, nursing
DCH [41] Paediatrics None reported £2.1 million 8 additional consultants, therapies, pharmacy, nursing
GSTT [6] Already achieved in general medicine & vascular surgery Improvements in specialist therapy assessment team coverage
SR [7, 8] Increased consultant coverage in A&E (0800–2400) Emergency Assessment Unit, medical and surgical wards (0800–2000) seven days a week, increased specialist radiology 0800–2400 Opening of major trauma centre/ “emergency village” with consultant-led care (16 additional consultants) until 8 pm, therapies & pharmacy until 5 pm, seven days a week, 24/7 radiology and pathology, increasing engagement from all departments £3.2 million 9 additional specialist consultants
WW&L [42] Some investment at assessment – not detailed None reported £3.5 million 10 additional consultants, diagnostics, therapies, pharmacy, nursing
  1. AUH Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, C&W Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, CRH Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, CD&D County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, DCH Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, GSTT Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, SR Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, WW&L Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust