Why it matters: Amiodarone is used to treat severe cardiac rhythm disorders but also has the potential to cause severe toxicity and side-effects and must be closely monitored. NICE advise in their guidance for Atrial Fibrillation that amiodarone should not be used for long-term rate control.
This measure is currently under consultation. More details can be found on the NHS England website.
Description: Cost of Amiodarone per 1000 patients
CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.