HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Inaugural lecture…..

“Assessing the evidence: a NICE journey” given by Eva Kaltenthaler, Professor of Health Technology Assessment.

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Eva Kaltenthaler will describe her work as a systematic reviewer undertaking technology appraisals for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the process used to assess new treatments for use in the NHS. Professor Kaltenthaler will discuss changes to research methods in systematic reviewing as well as changes to the NICE technology appraisal process over the past 15 years. She will outline her involvement in a range of research projects exploring the methods used in technology appraisal.  Professor Kaltenthaler will also briefly outline her earlier work using mixed methods research to study hygiene behaviour.

The lecture is on Wednesday 21 September 2016, 5.15pm-6.00pm (followed by a wine reception) in Lecture Theatre 4, The Diamond.

The lecture is free to attend and your place can be booked here.