News 2015

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Cost per DALY averted thresholds for low- and middle-income countries: evidence from cross country data

Posted on Tuesday 15 December 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 122 written by Jessica Ochalek, James Lomas and Karl Claxton

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Two new CHE research papers

Posted on Tuesday 15 December 2015

CHE's latest Research Papers 120 and 121 written by Tony Culyer

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Research probes influence of gender and background on doctors’ career paths

Posted on Monday 7 December 2015

Junior doctors who opt to become surgeons in the NHS are more likely to be male, white and from a better-off background according to new research by health economists at the University of York

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Are agency staff to blame for hospital deficits?

Posted on Friday 4 December 2015

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

Extending meta-analysis so that health benefits are used to prioritise research and implementation efforts

Posted on Wednesday 2 December 2015

Research by health economists at University of York has demonstrated a simple extension to meta-analysis that can be used to estimate the health benefits of further research and of efforts to change clinical practice.

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Cutting hospital death rate at weekends is achievable – but keep a close eye on the number of admissions

Posted on Thursday 12 November 2015

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

Head of the ODI Fellowship Scheme delivers talk to students

Posted on Tuesday 10 November 2015

Robin Sherbourne, Head of the ODI Fellowship Scheme, visited the University last week to give a talk and answer questions from students about the scheme.

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Why the drugs market isn't working and what we can do to fix it

Posted on Monday 9 November 2015

Martin Chalkley and Paul Revill write for The Conversation

Mark Sculpher discusses Cancer Drugs Fund on the BBC's Breakfast programme

Posted on Thursday 5 November 2015

Cancer Drugs Fund

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Why all the fuss about a seven-day NHS?

Posted on Tuesday 3 November 2015

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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How much should be paid for Prescribed Specialised Services?

Posted on Wednesday 28 October 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 118 written by Chris Bojke, Katja Grašič and Andrew Street

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Hospital trusts productivity in the English NHS: Uncovering possible drivers of productivity variations

Posted on Thursday 22 October 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 117 written by Maria Jose Aragon Aragon, Adriana Castelli and James Gaughan

How fair is your local NHS? Monitoring socioeconomic inequalities in health care within local clinical commissioning groups

Posted on Friday 16 October 2015

The CHE equity group has developed prototype equity indicators at CCG level to support the NHS inequalities duty, in research funded by the NIHR

HBP workshop showcases enthusiasm for greater collaboration between Latin American researchers

Posted on Thursday 1 October 2015

Researchers from CHE travelled to Chile earlier this month to host a successful one-day workshop focusing upon research methods to support priority setting for Health Benefit Packages (HBP)

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Choosing and booking – and attending? Impact of an electronic booking system on outpatient referrals and non-attendances

Posted on Wednesday 30 September 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 116 written by Mark Dusheiko and Hugh Grant

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Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes: What’s Changed?

Posted on Friday 25 September 2015

The fourth edition of the popular textbook, Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes reflects the major changes that have occurred in the methods and application of economic evaluation in recent years.

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York teams up with leading international development think tank to host training day

Posted on Thursday 24 September 2015

The University of York’s Centre for Health Economics (CHE) has collaborated with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) to host training for their prestigious Fellowship Scheme

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Keeping it personal – the tailored approach to patient care

Posted on Monday 21 September 2015

The University of York is to collaborate with two other European institutions to investigate the clinical and economic challenges of personalised medicine

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Waiting time prioritisation: evidence from England

Posted on Friday 11 September 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 114 written by Richard Cookson, Nils Gutacker and Luigi Siciliani

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Multidimensional performance assessment using dominance criteria

Posted on Tuesday 8 September 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 115 written by Nils Gutacker and Andrew Street

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CHE research acknowledged as integral to future WHO cost-effectiveness thresholds guidance

Posted on Thursday 20 August 2015

iDSI meeting on cost-effectiveness thresholds

CHE welcomes ODI health fellows for health economics training day

Posted on Tuesday 28 July 2015

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The impact of primary care quality on inpatient length of stay for people with dementia: An analysis by discharge destination

Posted on Thursday 23 July 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 113 written by Panagiotis Kasteridis, Maria Goddard, Rowena Jacobs, Rita Santos and Anne Mason

Budget 2015

Posted on Thursday 9 July 2015

Andrew Street comments on the health plans announced in yesterday's budget

How women contribute $3 trillion to global healthcare

Posted on Monday 8 June 2015

Article by Maria Goddard in The Conversation

NHS spending on agency staff

Posted on Tuesday 2 June 2015

Interviews on BBC Look North and Radio York

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Socioeconomic inequality in waiting times for heart bypass and angioplasty: does patient choice explain the gradient?

Posted on Tuesday 2 June 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 112 written by Giuseppe Moscelli, Luigi Siciliani, Nils Gutacker and Richard Cookson

Review of the health-related policies in the recent Queen's speech

Posted on Friday 29 May 2015

Article in The Conversation

How mental health care is likely to be funded in the future

Posted on Friday 29 May 2015

Rowena Jacobs featured on BBC Radio 4's File on 4 programme

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Do patients choose hospitals that improve their health?

Posted on Wednesday 13 May 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 111 written by Nils Gutacker, Luigi Siciliani, Giuseppe Moscelli, Hugh Gravelle

Commentary on health policy in Election Manifestos

Posted on Friday 17 April 2015

The Conversation’s Manifesto Check brings academic expertise to bear on the political parties' key election pledges

Productivity of the English NHS: 2012/13 update

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

CHE's latest Research Paper 110 written by Chris Bojke, Adriana Castelli, Katja Grasic and Andrew Sreet

Fact Check: has turning the NHS into a market cost £10 billion?

Posted on Tuesday 17 March 2015

It has been estimated that entrenching market structures in the NHS, for example through tendering, bidding and contracting to the private sector, costs over £10 billion a year.

Global economic impact of diabetes revealed in new study

Posted on Monday 16 March 2015

According to a new study co-authored by Marc Suhrcke, Professor of Global Health at CHE, diabetes reduces people's employment chances and wages around the world.

Country-level cost-effectiveness thresholds: initial estimates and the need for further research

Posted on Tuesday 3 March 2015

CHE Research Paper 109 - Beth Woods, Paul Revill, Mark Sculpher, Karl Claxton

Estimating the NICE cost effectiveness threshold

Posted on Tuesday 3 March 2015

Approval of new drugs by NICE is doing more harm than good and the NHS is paying too much for new drugs

Supermarket promotions boost sales of less healthy foods more than healthier foods

Posted on Thursday 12 February 2015

New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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The Ideas and Influence of Alan Williams, 2008 now free to download

Posted on Thursday 22 January 2015

A collection of papers and proceedings from the Alan Williams Memorial Conference, edited by Anne Mason and Adrian Towse

York Hospital A & E crisis

Posted on Friday 16 January 2015

Comments made by Professor Andrew Street

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Comment on Cancer Drugs Fund

Posted on Tuesday 13 January 2015

Professor Karl Claxton comments on the £280m Cancer Drugs Fund