NHS England Low Priority Treatment - liothyronine by all CCGs

Why it matters: Liothyronine is used to treat an underactive thyroid. It has a very high cost and limited evidence. Most patients can have symptoms controlled on much cheaper levothyroxine. The manufacturer has been the subject of a Competition and Markets Authority investigation.

Description: Cost of liothyronine 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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