Table 4

Costs for one patient completing an opportunistic NHS Health Check at GP in either pathway

EventLaboratory-1
(phlebotomy)
Laboratory-2
(no phlebotomy at GP)
POCT
(via pin prick sample)
GP hands out a phlebotomy request £2.63
Schedule phlebotomy appointment £1.02
Phlebotomy £10.33
Schedule health check £1.02£1.02£1.02
CVD risk score presentation £6.67£6.67£16.02
Total cost £21.67 £7.69 £17.04
  • CVD, cardiovascular disease; GP, general practitioner; NHS, National Health Service; POCT, point-of-care testing.