Table 1

Number and laboratory costs of gamma-glutamyltransferase and uric acid requests before and after the intervention

Baseline dataInterventionPostintervention data
November
2020
December
2020
February
2021
March
2021
August
2021
Uric acid115149636
Gamma-glutamyltransferase155228698562
Cost of laboratory testing£452.05£631.08£125.31£146.99£113.62
  • Following this simple intervention, the annual cost saving for the Trust could be between £4000 and £6000.