Table 2

Marginal analysis of shared care for hypertension

Nurse practitioner care (n=270/202)* (75% reviewed)Shared care (n=267/220)* (80% reviewed)Incremental costs and benefits ofshared care
NHS cost £534363196319-5343=976
No of reviewed patients202220220-202=18
Average cost effectiveness £26.4528.72
Marginal cost effectiveness £976/18=54
  • *Sample size/reviews completed.