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Policy Research Unit in Economic Evaluation of Health and Care Interventions (EEPRU)


Contact: Mark Sculpher

The Department of Health's and Social Care’s Policy Research Unit in Economic Methods of Evaluation in Health and Social Care Interventions (EEPRU) is a 5-year programme of research that started in 2019. It is a collaboration between the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield and the Centre for Health Economics, University of York. Co-directed by Professor Mark Sculpher (CHE, University of York) and Professor Allan Wailoo (University of Sheffield), the aim of the unit is to assist policy makers in the Department of Health to improve the allocation of resources in health and social care.


  • A fast and responsive programme of work to meet the Department's shorter-term requirements
  • A broad programme of applied work to meet their medium to longer-term needs
  • A programme of methods development to better meet the challenges of conducting economic evaluation in this area

 EEPRU website


Follow this link to the EEPRU website to view all publications.