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On averagehospital admissions for asthma in children and adults cost the NHS?

As well as the devastating effects on the lives of people in hospital emergency rooms are extremely expensive and is a major part of the estimated 1 billion cost of asthma to the NHS each year? On averagehospital admissions for asthma in children and adults cost the NHS? 61 million per year, but 75 percent of admissions are avoidable through effective asthma management and routine care. This could mean a saving of nearly? 46 million.

On average, a child is admitted to hospital because of their asthma every 16 minutes in Britain. Asthma UK report shows that in England is the region with the highest asthma emergency room visits for children, the North West and East of England has the lowest. Topping the list of the PCT with the highest emergency room is Liverpool PCT, whose figures are eight times higher than that of Richmond & Twickenham PCT, with the lowest ER in the country. The figures suggest that. Providing services to children with asthma not of a consistently high standard in the UK, but also illustrate some link between areas of high poverty and high emergency rooms.