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Table 10 Quantitative financial outcomes (studies included in review where data provided)

From: A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings

Authors (date) Number of clients seen Total lump sum/one off payments gained Mean lump sum/one off payments per client seen Recurring benefits gained (per year) Mean recurring benefits (per year) per client seen
Bennett (1997)[82] 49 £28 121.00 £573.898 £41 860.00 £854.29
Bundy (2002)[87] 561 £183 147.00 £326.47 £762 042.00 £1358.36
Bundy (2003)[88] 818 £261 231.00 £319.35 £474 587.00 £580.18
Coppell et al (1999)[43] 270 £15 863.00 £58.75 £28 028.00 £103.81
Cornwallis & O;Neill (1997)[65] 102 £66 785.00 £654.75 not reported not reported
Derbyshire CC WRS (1997)[89] 428 £73 643.07 £172.06 £527 352.90 £1232.13
Derbyshire CC WRS (1998a)[22] 480 £117 405.20 £244.59 £573 995.20 £1195.82
Derbyshire CC WRS (1998b)[22] 290 £56 967.87 £196.44 £374 630.40 £1291.83
Frost-Gaskin et al (2003)[66] 153 £60 323.34 £394.27 £281 805.80 £1841.87
Greasley (2003)[95] & Greasley and Small (2005)[96] 2484 £431 198.00 £173.59 £1 940 543.00 £781.22
Griffiths (1992)[97] 157 £32 708.00 £208.33 £87 131.20 £554.98
Hastie (2003)[98] 492 £39 688.00 £80.67 £173 108.00 £351.85
High Peak CAB (1995)[99] 39 not reported not reported £38 646.40 £990.93
High Peak CAB (2001)[100] 236 £9 069.74 £38.43 £24 934.52 £105.65
High Peak CAB (2003)[101] 156 £4765.63 £30.55 £60 201.96 £385.91
Hoskins et al (in press)[102] 630 £119 515.44 £189.71 £1 016 908.70 £1 614.14
Memel & Gubbay (1999)[57] 46 not reported not reported £73 872.00 £1605.91
Memel et al (2002)[24] 19 not reported not reported £38 725.00 £2038.16
Middlesbrough WR (1999)[107] 272 not reported not reported £473 053.00 £1739.17
Middleton et al (1993a)[69] 52 £10 393.00 £199.87 £14 359.00 £276.13
Middleton et al (1993b)[69] 583 £12 559.80 £21.54 £8 373.20 £14.36
Moffatt (2004)[109] 25 £5 766.00 £230.64 £37 442.08 £1497.68
Paris & Player (1993)[71] 150 £3 371.00 £22.47 £54 929.58 £366.20
Reading et al (2002)[72] 23 £4 389.00 £190.83 £6 480.00 £281.74
Southwark CC MAC (1998)[114] 621 £160 593.00 £258.60 £390 500.00 £628.82
Vaccarello (2004)[115] 206 £11 433.00 £55.50 £137 819.00 £669.02
Veitch (1995)[21] – mental health 35 £16 122.90 £460.65 £25 581.40 £730.90
Veitch (1995)[21] – GP 37 £28 783.69 £777.94 £74 025.64 £2000.69
Widdowfield & Rickard (1996)[116] 106 not reported not reported £183 790.20 £1733.87
Totals   £1 753 843 and 9038 clients, mean = £194 per client £7 864 910 and 9418 clients, mean = £832 per year per client
  1. CAB = Citizen's Advice Bureau