Table 6

Budget impact on NHS for alternative age-bound empiric vitamin D maintenance therapy strategies

StrategyWellMinor fallMajor fallCare after major fallLong-term careTotalNet BIM
Current care
 All 60+£ M£1062 M£3472 M£3540 M£9378 M£17 451 M
 All 65+£ M£863 M£3302 M£3540 M£9378 M£17 083 M
 All 70+£ M£703 M£3088 M£3540 M£9378 M£16 709 M
 All 75+£ M£550 M£2693 M£3386 M£8994 M£15 623 M
Empiric vitamin D maintenance
 All 60+£2703 M£944 M£2857 M£2886 M£7642 M£17 032 M−£420 M
 All 65+£1903 M£767 M£2717 M£2886 M£7642 M£15 915 M−£1168 M
 All 70+£1270 M£626 M£2540 M£2886 M£7642 M£14 963 M−£1746 M
 All 75+£771 M£490 M£2216 M£2761 M£7330 M£13 567 M−£2056 M
  • NHS, National Health Service.