National Health Service community mental health team (CMHT) for adults with mental health problems, cost per hour per team member (HE16.4)can help you understand the value of


£37 per team member per hour

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"This is the cost per hour per team member of community mental health team (CMHT) provision for adults with mental health problems - these teams can comprise community nurses, social workers/approved social workers, consultants and other types of health/social work professionals, and provide local mental health services that prioritise people with severe, longer-term problems. The costs are derived from salary costs (including on-costs such as national insurance and pension contributions), plus an element to account for a proportion of overheads (management, admin, travel, telephone, supplies and services, utilities, etc.) and capital costs. The source also provides London and non-London multipliers (see p.218 for details). Related data are quoted for the average cost per face-to-face contact with the CMHT team (£128) and the average annual cost per team member (£58,281) (both at 2013-14 prices). The 2012 edition of the Unit Costs of Health and Social Care gives an average cost per case (£2,528, at 2011-12 prices). "This valuation has been taken from New Economy's Unit Cost Database. The Unit Cost Database "brings together more than 600 cost estimates in a single place, most of which are national costs derived from government reports and academic studies. The costs cover crime, education & skills, employment & economy, fire, health, housing and social services." The valuation has been taken from Outcome Category "CRIME", Outcome Detail " DOMESTIC VIOLENCE". In the Unit Cost Database, this valuation related to stakeholder "State". For more information see:
Unit Costs of Health & Social Care 2014 (Curtis, 2014), p.218. (This valuation has been sourced from New Economy's Unit Cost Database, which can be accessed here:

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