Table 2

Cost implications of EU reconfiguration

MeasureCurrent8.6.108.6.119.6.11
4 h performance (%)85959899
8 h performance (%)98100100100
Number of trolleys required69393936
Expenditure on CDMs (£)3550k4278k4436k4629k
Expenditure on nursing (£)6065k3640k3640k3419k
Total direct expenditure (£)9616k7917k8076k8048k
Financial saving (£)01698k1540k1568k
Improvement in EU performance (%)0101314
Cost per 1% improvement (£) 170k118k112k
  • CDM, clinical decision maker; EU, emergency unit.