Table 1.

Outline of the money invested in setting up the hyperacute neurology team

PostAnnual costFunding
One WTE band 8 nurse – neurology nurse coordinator£55,000NHS trust
Two WTE band 7 – community epilepsy nurses (30% of time on acute work)£12,500/nurse – total £25,000CCG
Two consultant neurology sessions to train and clinically supervise the nurses£20,000CCG
Administrative support for the acute work of three nurses£6,000CCG/NHS trust
  • CCG = clinical commissioning group; WTE = whole-time equivalent