Table 4

Costs of morbidities to hospital providers

Morbidity typeAnnual incidence of morbidity averaged across 12 NCHDA centresAverage annual marginal cost per providerAverage annual total cost per provider
Table 3,
column D/12
Table 3,
column E/12
Table 3, column F/12
No morbidity255.5£6 168 537
Acute neurological event1.5£0£36 215
Unplanned reoperation6.3£143 144£294 038
Feeding problems10.3£185 246£434 723
Renal support4.2£46 838£147 433
Major adverse event3.7£0£88 524
Extracorporeal life support6.8£450 792£613 757
Necrotising enterocolitis3.4£56 689£139 178
Postsurgical infection morbidity2.9£0£70 417
Prolonged pleural effusion11.8£88 549£374 241
Multiple morbidity20.8£785 354£1 288 333
Total327.2£1 756 611£9 655 396
  • NCHDA, National Congenital Heart Disease Audit.