Table D.9Cost per QALY over 12 months assuming the programme has lower costs and reduced effectiveness compared with the German programme

Educational programme contentValue
Specialist nurse consultant (2 hour cost)£64
Cost of six sessions£384
Total staff costs for 45 six-session courses£17,280
Other overhead costs£50,000
Total cost£67,280
QALYs gained assuming the programme were only 25% as effective as the German programme4.29
Cost per QALY gained£15,693

From: Appendix D, Cost-effectiveness of educational interventions for atopic eczema in children

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