Modelling approaches for histology independent cancer drugs to inform NICE appraisals

Posted on Monday 24 June 2019

As part of the Technology Assessment Review (TAR) Programme, CRD staff have been collaborating with colleagues from the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) to explore the extent to which the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) existing approaches for assessing clinical and economic value can be applied to technologies developed for histology independent indications and any changes that might be required.

Police-related mental health triage

Posted on Tuesday 18 June 2019

Police services increasingly receive emergency calls involving people with perceived mental ill health where no crime has been committed. Police officers have to then make decisions about how best to resolve such incidents. The York Evidence Synthesis Centre at CRD has recently published a rapid synthesis of evidence on triage interventions aimed at these types of situation.

“Including children in research” symposium

Posted on Thursday 13 June 2019

Dr Bob Phillips recently presented a symposium at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2019 International Conference on including children in research. This symposium attracted researcher active paediatric clinicians to discuss a range of ways of making research projects sensible, ethical and relevant.

Gender inequalities in clinical academic careers

Posted on Friday 7 June 2019

Jess Morgan, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Oncology at CRD and Professor Gabrielle Finn, Director of the Health Professions Education Unit at the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) are collaborating on a new research project to understand the experiences, barriers and motivators of those who enter a clinical academic career pathway, with a specific focus on gender imbalances.

New partnership with Universidad del Desarrollo

Posted on Friday 24 May 2019

Rachel Churchill and Noortje Uphoff have been awarded a small grant by the Risk, Evidence, and Decision-Making research theme from the University of York to establish a new collaboration between the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders (CCMD) group at CRD and the Program of Social Studies in Health at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile led by Professor Baltica Cabieses.

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