Presentation on theme: "Professor of Health Economics and Co-Director of CHEME NISCHR Senior Faculty Member Honorary contract with NHS Public Health Wales Honorary member of Faculty."— Presentation transcript:
Professor of Health Economics and Co-Director of CHEME NISCHR Senior Faculty Member Honorary contract with NHS Public Health Wales Honorary member of Faculty of Public Health Commonwealth fund Harkness fellow 04/05 – presenting Harkness Alumni Policy Forum July 2014, Washington DC Member of American Public Health Association, presenting New Orleans, November 2014 Email - firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter - @ProfRTEdwards
Health Economics is the study of how we use scarce resources to meet our healthcare needs Public Health Economics is the study of how public sector agencies (e.g. NHS and local government) who can influence our health, use resources to promote better health CHEME public health economics research group: My colleagues: Nathan Bray Jo Charles Carys Jones Huw Lloyd-Williams Seow Tien Yeo Neil Harold Ann Bowden Lawton Alison Shaw Jackie Williams- Bulkeley PhD students: Lucy Bryning Laura Budd James Burrows Sharon Hadley Ned Hartfiel Sadia Nafees
Research themes: A life course approach in Public Health economics e.g. cost effectiveness of IY parenting; economic evaluation of mindfulness in schools and the workplace; economic evaluation of interventions to support people with dementia and their carers Funding: NISCHR, NIHR, HTA, CRUK, Tenovus Collaborators: NWORTH Trials Unit, North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research, Wales Centre for Behaviour Change, School of Psychology Collaboration within CoHaBS DSCD- Dementia Research REACH External collaborators Wales, UK, USA
Cost –effectiveness Analysis Cost-benefit Analysis Cost-utility Analysis Cost-consequence Analysis Social Return on Investment These provide a systematic, explicit and transparent way of setting out costs and outcomes of investing scarce resources in interventions to prevent ill health and disability. They can be applied to many population or patient groups, settings and organisations.
Programme Budgeting and Marginal Analysis (PBMA)of ministerial budget of health improvement programme (£17 million) BCUHB PBMA of respiratory services across North Wales Planned work: Social Return on Investment of Codi To, Maesgeirchen, Bangor, in collaboration with Schools of Music and Psychology Economic benefits of fire prevention in North Wales Economic evaluation of Wylfa Newydd
Publications: Edwards et al.: Cost-effectiveness of a national exercise referral programme for primary care patients in Wales: results of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1021. Murphy S, Edwards, RT, Williams N, Raisenen L, Moore G, Linck P, Hounsome N, Ud Din, N, and Moore L. (2012). An evaluation of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Wales, UK: a randomised controlled trial of a public health policy initiative Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200689 Impact: Evidence considered by NICE in exercise referral schemes to promote physical activity, due September 2014
Short Course: Health Economics for Public Health practice and research, Management Centre, March 23-25 th, 2015 Book: 5 th in the series: Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation. Editors : Rhiannon Tudor Edwards and Emma McIntosh. Applied Health Economics for Public Health Practice and Research. Oxford University Press. Planned publication date January 2016