Table 4.

Proposed clinic staffing structure

StaffCost/min (£)11Time (minutes)Cost per review (£)
PreparationTime with patientPost-clinic adminTotal
SCPATMedicines reviewSide-effect screeningDiscussion about issues, options and next stepsLetters, discussion with specialists
Clinical pharmacist0.771515205038.5
CPT SpR0.7220103021.6
CPT consultant1.8559
Total69.1
  • CPT = clinical pharmacology and therapeutics; SCPAT = structured clinical pharmacology assessment tool; SpR = specialist registrar.