News 2016

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New publication

Posted on Monday 19 December 2016

Maynard Matters: Critical Thinking on Health Policy

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Why the British love the National Health Service

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation US

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Paying for performance for health care in low- and middle-income countries: an economic perspective

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 140 written by Martin Chalkley, Andrew Mirelman, Luigi Siciliani and Marc Suhrcke.

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Market structure, patient choice and hospital quality for elective patients

Posted on Monday 28 November 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 139 written by Giuseppe Moscelli, Hugh Gravelle and Luigi Siciliani

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Informing decisions in Global Health

Posted on Tuesday 1 November 2016

Cost per DALY thresholds and health opportunity costs

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Hospital productivity growth in the English NHS 2008/09 to 2013/14

Posted on Friday 21 October 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 138 written by María José Aragón, Adriana Castelli, Martin Chalkley and James Gaughan

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Is the government pushing for private health insurance over comprehensive care in the NHS?

Posted on Wednesday 19 October 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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Bacchus Marsh baby deaths: Australia should learn from the UK and publish clinician performance data

Posted on Tuesday 18 October 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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Improving value for money in hepatitis C

Posted on Thursday 13 October 2016

How can the NHS use the new drugs for hepatitis C in a cost-effective way?

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Counting the cost of mental health

Posted on Tuesday 11 October 2016

The NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health after research revealed a substantial degree of variability in costs between hospital trusts

Delivering affordable healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on Wednesday 21 September 2016

Academics from the University of York have helped develop a healthcare package for one of the poorest countries in the world, which has the potential to be used as a blueprint for other developing countries.

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Professor Andrew Street appeared as an expert witness at the House of Lords

Posted on Friday 16 September 2016

Productivity and efficiency of the NHS

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Fairer decisions, better health for all: Health equity and cost-effectiveness analysis

Posted on Thursday 15 September 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 135 written by Richard Cookson, Andrew Mirelman, Miqdad Asaria, Bryony Dawkins and Susan Griffin

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The impact of diabetes on labour market outcomes in Mexico: a panel data and biomarker analysis

Posted on Monday 22 August 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 134 written by Till Seuring, Pieter Serneels and Marc Suhrcke

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NHS adopts Centre for Health Economics Clinical Commissioning Group health inequality indicators

Posted on Tuesday 16 August 2016

Inequality indicators of how well the NHS is tackling health inequality in local areas have now been adopted by the NHS

CHE researchers discuss key resource allocation issues at successful health economics workshop in Malawi

Posted on Tuesday 2 August 2016

In early June, CHE researchers hosted a three-day workshop in Lilongwe, attended by key stakeholders from the region, to discuss topics surrounding the use of modelling and health economics in supporting resource allocation decisions in Malawi.

The ODI returns to CHE for the Second Annual ODI Health Fellows’ Training Day

Posted on Monday 1 August 2016

In July, CHE was delighted to host a repeat of its successful one-day training event, held first in 2015, for the latest cohort of post-graduate economists and statisticians accepted onto the Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI) prestigious Fellowship Scheme.

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Soon nurses will pay for their education – they should demand higher wages

Posted on Thursday 28 July 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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Delayed discharges and hospital type: evidence from the English NHS

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 133 written by James Gaughan, Hugh Gravelle and Luigi Siciliani.

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Years of good life based on income and health: re-engineering cost-benefit analysis to examine policy impacts on wellbeing and distributive justice

Posted on Monday 4 July 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 132 written by Richard Cookson, Owen Cotton-Barrett, Matthew Adler, Miqdad Asaria and Toby Ord

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Brexit is not good news for the NHS – here’s why

Posted on Monday 27 June 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

Alan Williams Fellowship Award 2016

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

Congratulations to John Tayu Lee, from Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Singapore, who has been awarded an Alan Williams Fellowship

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The truth about migrants and the NHS

Posted on Tuesday 14 June 2016

Andrew Street and Karen Bloor write for The Conversation

The impact of taxation and signposting on diet: an online field study with breakfast cereals and soft drinks

Posted on Sunday 5 June 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 131 written by Daniel John Zizzo, Melanie Parravano, Ryota Nakamura, Suzanna Forwood and Marc Suhrcke

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Is it worth having 7 day hospital services just to eliminate a higher weekend mortality effect?

Posted on Wednesday 18 May 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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Inequality costs the NHS £4.8 billion a year

Posted on Tuesday 17 May 2016

Socioeconomic inequality costs the NHS in England £4.8 billion a year, almost a fifth of the total NHS hospital budget, according to researchers at the University of York

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Annual Report 2015

Posted on Friday 13 May 2016

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Optimal hospital payment rules under rationing by random waiting

Posted on Tuesday 3 May 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 130 written by Hugh Gravelle and Fred Schroyen

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If you think the NHS is going to receive an extra £8.4 billion, think again

Posted on Friday 29 April 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

CHE Researchers Meet with WHO Representatives to Discuss Latest Research Findings

Posted on Monday 18 April 2016

Researchers from CHE attended a workshop held at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva last month, to discuss the results of recent research undertaken into economic evaluation methods. The workshop highlighted a number of shared topics of interest between the attendees which will be pursued and discussed in more detail at a follow-up event.

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Socioeconomic inequalities in health care in England

Posted on Thursday 14 April 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 129 written by Richard Cookson, Carol Propper, Miqdad Asaria and Rosalind Raine

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Assessing the impact of health care expenditures on mortality using cross-country data

Posted on Monday 11 April 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 128 written by Ryota Nakamura, James Lomas, Karl Claxton, Farasat Bokhari, Rodrigo Moreno Serra and Marc Suhrcke.

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Does the NHS really face a £30 billion funding gap?

Posted on Monday 11 April 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

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Pharmaceutical pricing: Early access, the cancer drugs fund and the role of NICE

Posted on Tuesday 5 April 2016

CHE's latest Policy and Research Briefing Paper

Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics

Posted on Friday 1 April 2016

Andrew Jones, James Lomas and Nigel Rice have been awarded the inaugural Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics by the American Society of Health Economists.

Update on Dementia Research in CHE

Posted on Thursday 31 March 2016

GP health checks offer modest but important benefits for dementia patients

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CHE Researchers Examine the Impact of the Sugar Tax in Chile

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2016

Health economists from CHE are to spearhead a research project in Chile examining the impact a sugar tax has on the health of the population.

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Medical spending and hospital inpatient care in England: An analysis over time

Posted on Monday 21 March 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 127 written by Maria Jose Aragon Aragon, Martin Chalkley and Nigel Rice

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Hospital deficits are skewing NHS priorities

Posted on Tuesday 1 March 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

Twenty reports to make you think!

Posted on Thursday 25 February 2016

This collection of short and snappy reviews showcases some of the best patient experience reports from the last year, pointing readers towards publications which offer real insight, but which could easily be missed by those who don't have time to hunt them down

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NHS outpaces the UK economy in productivity gains

Posted on Friday 29 January 2016

Andrew Street and Katja Grašič write for The Conversation

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Productivity of the English NHS: 2013/14 update

Posted on Friday 29 January 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 126 written by Chris Bojke, Adriana Castelli, Katja Grašič, Daniel Howdon and Andrew Street

CHE policy briefing: Higher quality dementia care

Posted on Thursday 28 January 2016

CHE's latest Policy and Research Briefing Paper

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Eliciting the level of health inequality aversion in England

Posted on Tuesday 26 January 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 125 written by Matthew Robson, Miqdad Asaria, Aki Tsuchiya, Shehzad Ali and Richard Cookson.

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How a universal health system reduces health inequalities

Posted on Monday 18 January 2016

Researchers develop healthcare equity indicators to help NHS managers reduce preventable A&E admissions

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Location, quality and choice of hospital: Evidence from England 2002/3 - 2012/13

Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2016

CHE's latest Research Paper 123 written by Giuseppe Moscelli, Luigi Siciliani, Nils Gutacker and Hugh Gravelle

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Is it worth making ‘health tourists’ pay for NHS care?

Posted on Thursday 7 January 2016

Andrew Street writes for The Conversation

Authors respond to comments made on The Mental Elf about their research

Posted on Wednesday 6 January 2016

Does QOF reduce hospitalisation for people with severe mental illness?