Table 1

 Total annual overhead costs used in the analysis based on invoiced expenses from the chlamydia screening pilot study

ItemCost (£)*
Source: Preliminary cost data provided by the Department of Health, Economics and Operational Research Division, and data from the questionnaire on time and patient flow.
*Costs inflated to £UK at 2001 rates.
Total personnel overheads 36 974
Programme administrator11 138
Consultant coordinator14 362
Administration and clerical11 474
Total capital overheads 17 164
Computers and printers4851
Office furnishings2621
Accommodation: rent/alterations5271
Total running overheads 22 329
Travel and transportation1244
Telephone and fax323
Stationery and postage12 178
Other costs7913