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Table 6 Summary of costs of children palliative care services across 3 hubs in North Wales in 2008-2009

From: Evidence-based planning and costing palliative care services for children: novel multi-method epidemiological and economic exemplar

Service North West Wales Conwy and Denbighshire Wrexham and Flintshire Total Reference
Community children's nursing services £111355 £120443 £72110 £303908 * NHS reference costs 2007-2008
Specialist nurse teams      NHS reference costs 2007–2008 and [28]
Cystic fibrosis service £23547 £15698 £26292 £65537 *
Cancer £39245 £73438 £39245 £151927 *
Hospital services      NHS reference costs 2006–2007 (adjusted) and 2007-2008
admission £56774 £187037 £69067 £312877 **
outpatient £26712 £46937 £21176 £94825 **
ward £1567   £40463 £42030 **
Hospice services    £2487366 £2487366 Consolidated financial statements 2008
Continuing care packages £350000 £303079 £1421961 £2075040 Information obtained from financial managers
Total cost £609200 £746632 £4177680 £5533512  
  1. *cost of employment excluding travel expenses.
  2. **cost exclude specialist procedures and high-cost drugs.