NHS England Low Priority Treatment - glucosamine and chondroitin by all CCGs

Why it matters: Glucosamine and chondroitin are nutrition supplements which are taken to improve pain associated with osteoarthritis. However, there is little evidence of benefit and NICE do not recommend their use in osteoarthritis.

Description: Cost of glucosamine and chondroitin 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.



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