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Seminar: Health Economics and some key challenges and solutions to economic evaluation in dementia

C1070, Medical School, Nottingham, QMC
Tuesday 19th February 2019 (12:30-13:30)

Speaker: Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards

Learning outcomes

  • An understanding of  where the discipline of health  economics  has come from and  how  health economists currently generate evidence  of cost effectiveness
  • An  awareness of how such  evidence  has been used to inform  policy and commissioning  and some barriers  and  enablers
  • An appreciation of the significant economic  as well as societal  costs  of  dementia, much of  which is borne  by  informal  carers
  • An understanding of some of the  challenges  facing health economists in design, conduct and  dissemination  of  applying health economics  methods for  evaluation  to  interventions  to support  people living with dementia and their  carers


Rhiannon Tudor Edwards is Professor of Health Economics and the founding Director of the  Health Economic Research at Bangor University and is now the Co-Director of the Centre for Health  Economics and Medicines evaluation (CHEME), Bangor University.  She is also Director of the Welsh Health Economics Support Service.  Rhiannon works closely with a number of UKCRC registered Trials Units and is health economist on a range of HTA and NIHR funded UK trials. She has a particular interest in the methodology of economic evaluation alongside trials of public health and psychosocial interventions.


All welcome.

Booking not required but please email Jonathan Roe ( so we have details of expected numbers.




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