WHEG Welsh Health Economists’ Group (WHEG) annual meeting 2020

[image: Welsh Health Economists Group online meeting]

We hosted our annual group meeting online in October 2020. We wanted to hold a different kind of WHEG meeting this year and take the opportunity to celebrate the retirement and long-standing career of Professor Emeritus Ceri Phillips, Swansea University. Ceri has had a distinguished career as a health economist often acting as the media […]

Winners of the Public Involvement Achievement Award 2020

[image: Dialysis Options and Choices]

We were part of the ‘Co-producing Sustainable Adult Kidney Services – learning from the Dialysis Options and Choices study’ research team that won the Public Involvement Achievement Award 2020 at the Health and Care Research Wales conference on 7th October 2020. For more information see here: http://www.researchwalesconference2020.com/awards Further information about the case study can be found […]

New Public Involvement and Engagement representative

Nathan Davies

We welcome Nathan Davies as our newly appointed Health and Care Economics Cymru Public Involvement and Engagement (PIE) representative for South Wales. Nathan joins Karen Harrington, PIE representative for North Wales.  Read more about our public involvement and engagement activities here

Winners of the Prevention, Remission and Early Diagnosis award

QIC Winner

Congratulations to the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru at Swansea University partnered with SCHE team as winners of the Prevention, Remission and Early Diagnosis award. On the health economics team were Shaun Harris, Pippa Anderson and Kostas Skiadas, who supported the evaluation commissioned by All Wales Diabetes Implementation Group.  More information can be found here: http://www.qualityincare.org/diabetes/awards/results/qic_diabetes_2020_results/prevention,_remission_and_early_diagnosis

Members of CHEME and SCHE join research team developing the new EQ-5D-5L

The research team for the new EQ-5D-5L valuation study for the United Kingdom has been finalised. Dr Nathan Bray, Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards and Professor Dyfrig Hughes from CHEME, Bangor University and Professor Deb Fitzsimmons from SCHE, Swansea University will be working together as the new study site for Wales. More information here.

Professor Deb Fitzsimmons becomes Health and Care Research Cymru co-director

Professor Deb Fitzsimmons from SCHE, Swansea University, who has been a significant member of WHESS for over 10 years, takes on the steering of Health and Care Economics Cymru as incoming Co-Director of Health and Care Research Cymru, along with Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards from CHEME, Bangor University.  “I am delighted to be joining Rhiannon […]