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Table 1 Unit costs in 2010 prices

From: A structured review and exploration of the healthcare costs associated with stillbirth and a subsequent pregnancy in England and Wales

Resource use Unit costs in £s in 2009/2010 prices Source
  Average Lower quartile Upper quartile  
Pre-conception care
GP visit (clinic consultation lasting 17.2 minutes) £53 n/a n/a 22
Physician visit (consultation lasting 25 minutes) £45 n/a n/a 22
Consultant led multiprofessional consultation (first attendance) £179 £153 £205 21
Consultant led multiprofessional consultation (follow-up attendance) £134 £111 £140 21
Antenatal care
Midwife appointment (lasting 20 minutes) £23 n/a n/a 22
Antenatal attendances
Consultant led consultant consultation (first attendance) £150 398 £183 21
Consultant led consultant consultation (follow-up attendance) £96 £62 £114 21
Consultant led consultant multiprofessional consultation (follow-up attendance) £134 £111 £140 21
Consultant led midwife consultation (first attendance) £77 £51 £86 21
Consultant led midwife consultation (follow-up attendance) £51 £32 £58 21
Consultant led midwife multiprofessional consultation (first attendance) £72 £72 £72 21
Consultant led midwife multiprofessional consultation (follow-up attendance) £51 £51 £51 21
Outpatient procedure: antenatal investigation £127 £88 £151 21
Antenatal ultrasounds
Non-consultant led antenatal ultrasound (first attendance) £63 £45 £87 21
Non-consultant led antenatal ultrasound (follow-up attendance) £52 £40 £58 21
Delivery care (Elective episodes)
Normal delivery with CC £1,558 £893 £2,037 21
Normal delivery without CC £1,151 £433 £1,644* 21
Assisted delivery without CC £1,374 £1,167 £1,872* 21
Planned lower uterine caesarean section £1,822 £1,276 £1,985 21
Emergency or upper uterine caesarean section £2,979 £2,915 £3,463 21
  1. *The upper quartile cost was lower than the mean cost for both cases, therefore the mean cost for non-elective was used. The costs for the previous financial year were not in line with these costs.