Health and Care Economics Cymru (HCEC) Research Officers, Dr Ned Hartfiel, Dr Holly Whitely and Abraham Makanjuola at Bangor University and Professor Mary Lynch from the University of the West of Scotland are collaborating with The Outdoor Partnership and Cyflymu/Accelerate to evaluate the impact of the ‘Opening Doors to the Outdoors’ (ODO) Programme. ODO is […]
Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Co-director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME), was invited to speak at a joint event between Bangor University and the Institute for Welsh Affairs (IWA). Rhiannon’s presentation explored what a declining working-age population in North Wales means for future resilience economically, socially and in terms of our […]
Short breaks for people living with dementia and their carers: exploring wellbeing outcomes and informing future practice development through a Social Return on Investment approach
A study led by Dr Gill Toms is exploring the benefits of a short breaks/ day support service called ‘TRIO’ for people living with dementia. Short breaks can benefit people living with dementia and unpaid carers; however, most research focuses on more ‘traditional’ models of support– including short stays in residential care and day centre […]
A collaborative review co-authored by Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards explores the Quality Adjusted Life Year (QALY) at 50.
A review co-authored by Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards explores the Quality Adjusted Life Year 50 years on. This review provides a historical overview of the development of the QALY and closely examines the methodological debates of two seminal papers. The analytical methods proposed by Fanshel and Bush (1970) and Torrance (1970) underlie the measurement that […]
Dr Shaun Harris, a HCEC research officer, has become the Welsh Health Economist representative on the Health Economics Study Group (HESG) Early Career Researcher (ECR) Committee – set up to represent the interests of ECRs on this internationally recognised group. Further details can be found at Early Career Researcher (ECR) subcommittee – Health Economists’ Study […]
COVID-19 has dramatically changed the health and social care needs of the people in Wales and how health and care is delivered to meet these needs. The Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre aims to ensure the best available, up-to-date, and relevant evidence is readily available to our stakeholders involved in health and social care across Wales to […]