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 […]
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 […]
We were delighted to win the best virtual exhibition stand at the recent Health and Care Research Wales conference on 7th October 2020. For more information about this achievement, please see here.
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
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
Professor Dyfrig Hughes from CHEME, Bangor University has been selected as a member of the UK COVID-19 Therapeutics Taskforce. The Taskforce will oversee the identification, development and deployment of safe and effective treatments.
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.
Research by Professor Dyfrig Hughes from CHEME, Bangor University has provided important evidence on the safety of treatments that are being tested for use in COVID-19. The research is published in the British Journal of Pharmacology. More information here.
We have secured £1.1 million funding from Health and Care Research Wales to continue our work providing health economics expertise and improving decision making in health and social care. More information here.
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 […]