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Table 3 Staff reduction by salary and grade after robot introduction in out-patient pharmacy

From: Integrated electronic prescribing and robotic dispensing: a case study

Job band WTE Job band x WTE Salary paid £ Midpoint salary £ New WTE New skill amount Salary total £
band 6 1 6 28000 28000 1 6 28000
band 6 1 6 28000 28000 1 6 28000
band 5 2.4 12 56040 23350 0 0 0
band 4 1 4 19500 19500 1 1 19500
band 3 1 3 17000 17000 1 1 17000
band 2 1 1 14360 14360 2 2 28720
totals 6.4 32 162900   5 16 121220
       cost reduction 41680
    WTE= whole time equivalent     skill reduction = 50%  
    BC = business case     BC =£35 k reduction  
      Additional benefit over BC = 16%