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Our quarterly newsletter. Issue 7 is out now. Please download here.

HERC database of mapping studies - new version released

Version 3.0 of this database is now available, which is based on updated searches and includes 13 new mapping studies, bringing the total of studies in the database up to 103. The database can be used to estimate utilities for economic evaluation or health technology assessment, identify best practice in mapping studies and to identify or prevent duplicate publication. More information, and access to the database, is available here

A warm welcome to...

Luke Blount has joined HERC as the new Unit Administrator. Luke will head the administrative team in HERC, which provides support and services to the Director, staff and students within the group.

Latest Publications

Bourke, S, Burns, R, and Gaynor, R (2014). Challenges in Generating Costs and Utilisation Rates Associated with Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer.

Journal of Market Access and Health Policy, 2:24072

Foote, C, Morton, RL, Jardine, M, Gallagher, M, Brown, M, Howard, K, and Cass, A (2014). COnsiderations of Nephrologists when SuggestIng Dialysis in Elderly patients with Renal failure (CONSIDER): a discrete choice experiment.

Nephrol Dial Transplant, Epub (doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfu257).

Watts, C, Cust, A, Coates, E, Mann, G, Menzies, S, and Morton, R (In Press). Specialized surveillance for individuals at high risk of melanoma: a cost analysis of a High Risk Clinic

JAMA Dermatology.

Saw, R, Armstrong, B, Mason, R, Morton, R, Shannon, K, Spillane, A, Stretch, J, and Thompson, J (In Press). Adjuvant therapy with high dose vitamin D following primary treatment of melanoma at high risk of recurrence: A placebo controlled randomised phase II trial (ANZMTG 02.09 Mel-D) BMC Cancer.

Li, S, Wang, G, Xu, Y, Gray, A, and Chen, G (2014). Utility Values among Myopic Patients in Mainland China. Optom Vis Sci, 91(7):723-9.

HERC Seminar Series

Forthcoming Seminars

Thursday 25 September 2014, 4.00pm
Katharina Hauck, Senior Research Fellow, Imperial College Business School, London. 'Title TBC'

HERC Short Courses

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

Conferences and Workshops co-organised by HERC

International Health Conference 2015 - a date for your diaries
25-27 June 2015, St Hugh's College, Oxford. More information.