GP direct access pathology prices

hugh risebrow made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group,

Please advise whether you currently pay for GP direct access pathology:
- on a block contract basis; or,
- an average price per test overall; or,
- an average price per test by specialty (eg £x for chemistry, £y for microbiology); or,
- a specific price per test.

If the latter, please advise the price currently paid for each of the following tests:

Full blood count
U&E profile*
Liver function test profile*
Parathyroid hormone
Ferritin, or TSAT
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
Hepatitis C
HIV
Aluminium
Cholesterol
HBa1c
Folate deficiency
Vitamin B12
Vitamin D
Blood culture
IV antibiotic tests

* if parameters priced separately:
Urea
Electrolytes
Creatinine
Bicarbonate
Calcium
Phosphate
Alkaline Phosphatase
Albumin

Yours faithfully,

hugh risebrow

Sharples Lisa (NHS MIDLANDS AND LANCASHIRE COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group

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