Item

Source

Price inc.VAT^{a}


Verrugon 6 g^{b}

BNF 59 [14]

£3.00

Fabric plasters^{c}

Boots the chemist [15]^{d}

£1.49

Pads^{c}

Feltpads. Product PPD126 [16]^{d}

£2.30


^{a} VAT was applied at 17.5%^{b} Cost of Verrugon tubes was based on the number of entire tubes used^{c} The number of plasters and pads used was based on the number of applications applied, which in turn was based on the number of Verrugon tubes used. Patients using one tube of Verrugon required sufficient plasters and pads for 28 applications. The number of boxes of felt pads used per patient was calculated by dividing the number of applications by the total number of pads in a box (36), rounded up to a whole number. The number of plasters used was calculated by dividing the number of applications by the number of plasters in a box (20), rounded up to a whole number.^{d} Access date 10/06/2010