Andrew Street
Professor

Profile

Biography

Andrew Street is a Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Health Policy team in the Centre for Health Economics and Director of the Economics of Social and Health Care Research Unit (ESHCRU), a joint collaboration with the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the London School of Economics and the University of Kent.  He is an editor of the Journal of Health Economics, and currently serves as a board member on the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research programme Commissioning Board Researcher-led (since 2009), and as chair of the Welsh Health Economics Support Service Advisory Group. He is an external affiliate to the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark. He is currently serving special advisor to the House of Commons health Select Committee for its inquiry into the Impact of Comprehensive Spending Review on health and social care.

Andrew's research covers measurement of health system productivity, evaluation of activity based funding mechanisms, analysis of organisational efficiency, and critical appraisal of health policy. 

He has a MSc in Health Economics (1990), a MA in Public Administration and Public Policy (2000) and a PhD in Economics (2002), all awarded by the University of York. After completing his MSc, Andrew spent three years in Australia working at the National Centre for Health Program Evaluation, Monash University and the Victorian Department of Health and Community Services. This was followed by a five-year spell with the York Health Economics Consortium. He joined the Centre for Health Economics in April 1999. From 1999-2003 he held a special training fellowship awarded by the Medical Research Council and Northern and Yorkshire Region. In 2005 he worked part time in the Delivery Analytical Team in the English Department of Health. Andrew is a regular contributor to The Conversation UK.

News

Street A. Is the government pushing for private health insurance over comprehensive care in the NHS? The Conversation, 19 October 2016

Street A. Bacchus Marsh baby deaths: Australia should learn from the UK and publish clinician performance data. The Conversation, 18 October 2016

Street A. Soon nurses will pay for their education – they should demand higher wages. The Conversation, 28 July 2016

Street A. Keynote speaker. Rising demand, tighter budgets: what reforms will make ends meet? Spanish Health Economics Association Conference, Murcia 15 - 17 June 2016. More details.

 

Curriculum vitae

Research

Research group(s)

Grants

Supervision

Students currently supervised by Andrew Street:

  • Nils Gutacker
    University of York, Department of Economics and Related Studies
  • Chen Chen
    University of York, Department of Economics and Related Studies
  • Francesco Longo
    University of York, Department of Economics and Related Studies 
  • David G. Lugo Palacios
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

External activities

Memberships

Current memberships

Editorial duties

Media coverage

  • BBC Radio York
    Andrew was interviewed about GP numbers on BBC Radio York on 5 April 2016  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 5 April 2016
  • BBC Radio York
  • Andrew was interviewed about A&E waiting time targets and the junior doctors strike on BBC Radio York on 10 March 2016  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 10_March_2016
  • BBC Radio York
    Andrew was interviewed on BBC Radio York on 12 November 2015  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 12 November 2015 about missed NHS targets and 7 day services.
  • BBC Radio York
    Andrew was interviewed on BBC Radio York on 8 October 2015  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 8 October 2015 about the Care Quality Commission’s inspection reports for York, Scarborough and Bridlington
  • BBC Look North
    On 1 June 2015 Andrew was interviewed about NHS spending on agency staff on BBC Look North and BBC Radio York  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 1 June 2015
  • Radio 5 Live
    Andrew was interviewed about hospital deficits on the Stephen Nolan show on Radio 5 Live on 22 May 2015  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 22 May 2015
  • BBC Radio York
    Andrew was interviewed on BBC Radio York on 13 April 2015 An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 13th April 2015  about privatisation of the NHS.
  • Radio 5 Live
    Andrew was interviewed on Radio 5 Live on 25 February 2015   An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 25 February 2015  about Greater Manchester’s plans to create a single integrated health and social care budget across 10 local councils.
  • BBC Radio York
    On 6 February 2015 An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 6 February 2015  Andrew was interviewed on BBC Radio York about Andrew Lansley's re-organisation of the NHS
  • York Press/BBC Radio York
    On Thursday 7 January 2015  Andrew commented on the A&E crisis on BBC Radio York, was interviewed about it in York Press on 8 January and was interviewed again on BBC Radio York on 14 January 2015  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 14 January 2015 and 13 March 2015  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed 13 March 2015
  • BBC Radio York
    October 2014
    Andrew gives his reaction on Radio York to Simon Steven's five year forward view for the NHS  An audio player will appear here when this page is previewed Radio York October 2014
  • Guardian
    4 January 2014
    My research with Panos Kasteridis was quoted in the Guardian in a lead article titled "NHS could be 'overwhelmed' by people with long-term medical conditions
  • British Medical Journal
    18 November 2013
    My presentation at the PROMS summit (4 November 2013) was featured in British Medical Journal
  • CNBC Africa
    29 October 2013
    Andrew was interviewed on CNBC Africa about the need for transparency and cost comparison in regulation of the South African hospital sector
  • Health Service Journal
    1 August 2013
    Andrew was interviewed about his work with Panos Kasteridis to support the development of integrated care in South Somerset South-Somerset-integration-plan (PDF  , 177kb)
  • ITV Tyne Tees
    18 April 2013
    Andrew was interviewed about the NHS reforms for the April edition of Around the House
  • Guardian
    14 January 2013
    Andrew commented on private NHS providers pressing for corporation tax exemption
  • Elements
    1 January 2013
    Andrew was quoted on the ‘Postcode lottery’ being an inherent feature of healthcare systems
  • Youtube
    20 December 2012
    Andrew features in a youtube clip talking at a conference about Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • Ehealth Insider
    10 December 2012
    Andrew was quoted on the future of the national Patient Reported Outcome Measures programme
  • Diario Medico
    17 Dec 2012
    Andrew was quoted in in the Diario Medico a discussion about the Private Finance Initiative in Spain
  • Diario Medico
    23 May 2012
    Andrew's talk about Pay for Performance at the Spanish Health Economics Association conference was reported in the Diario Medico
  • House of Commons health committee
    14 January 2010
    Andrew gave evidence to the House of Commons health committee on commissioning. His evidence was reported in the British Medical Journal and Health Services Journal (subscription required)
  • You and Yours on BBC Radio 4
    26 November 2009
    Andrew was interviewed about research into private sector treatment centres

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Andrew Street
Professor
Centre for Health Economics

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