Table D.1NHS staff costs for providing an intensive educational programme (six 2 hour sessions) for children with atopic eczema and their parents/caregivers in 2006

Healthcare professionalCost per hour to the NHS (£)2 hour cost (£)
Session 1
Paediatrician/dermatologist34a68
Psychologist2958
Session 2
Psychologist2958
Session 3
Nurse2448
Session 4
Paediatrician/dermatologist3468
Session 5
Dietitian2856
Session 6
Paediatrician/dermatologist3468
Psychologist2958
Total (staff only)482
a

Midpoint on the salary scale for a specialist registrar.

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

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