Read the HCEC Annual Report 2021/22

The Health and Care Economics Cymru Annual report is now published. You can download it in English or Welsh to read up on our achievements and highlights of the last year.

The economic costs of perinatal anxiety: The MAP ALLIANCE Study

Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards and HCEC research officers, Dr Llinos Haf Spencer and Kalpa Pisavadia are undertaking an analysis of the economic costs of perinatal anxiety and health service as part of the MAP ALLIANCE study.  It has been estimated that perinatal mental health problems affect 1 in 5 women and can have a long-term […]

A new paper published on the study: Short breaks for people living with dementia and their carers: exploring wellbeing outcomes and informing future practice development through a pilot Social Return on Investment approach

A paper from the Health and Care Research Wales funded pilot Social Return on Investment (SROI) evaluation has recently been published in the Aging and Mental Health journal.  The study explored a community-based day support service for people living with dementia (PLWD). Short breaks like day support can benefit PLWD and unpaid carers. However, most […]

Addressing a pressing need within mental health services in Wales

A guided self-help programme to improve mental health services in Wales

HCEC researchers Dr Katherine Cullen, Dr Shaun Harris and Professor Deb Fitzsimmons at the Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE) collaborated with Professor Jon Bisson at Cardiff University / National Centre for Mental Health and the Centre for Trials Research on the NIHR HTA funded RAPID pragmatic randomised controlled trial (RCT) of a trauma-focused Guided […]

New publication by PrAISED team on SROI study of PrAISED programme

Congratulations to HCEC research fellow, Dr Ned Hartfiel and the PrAISED team for a new publication in the Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Journal. This paper explores the Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis of the Promoting independence, activity and stability in early dementia (PrAISED), a study on the effectiveness of home exercise and community referral […]