NHS England Low Priority Treatment - lidocaine plasters by all CCGs

Why it matters: Lidocaine plasters as licensed for treatment of post herpetic neuralgia, which is a complication of shingles. However there is limited evidence to the benefit, and they are not included in the recommendations for neuralgia in NICE guidance.

Description: Cost of lidocaine plasters 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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