DPhil in Population Health: HERC DPhil Research Projects 2015

For further information on the Nuffield Department of Population Health DPhil (3 year) programme and how to apply for 2015-2016 please click here. To find out more about the combined MSc in Global Health Science/DPhil in Population Health (4 year funded) programme please click here

HERC DPhil research projects for 2015 can be found here

HERC news

Our quarterly newsletter. Issue 8 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

Latest Publications

Stokes, E, Campbell, H, Bargo, D, Murphy, M, Logan, R, and Jairath, V (2014). PTU-148 Healthcare Costs And Quality Of Life Associated With Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding In The Uk. Gut 63 2014, 63(Suppl 1):A103-4 .

Dakin, H
, Devlin, N, Feng, Y, Rice, N, O'Neill, P, and Parkin, D (2014). The influence of cost-effectiveness and other factors on NICE decisions. Health Econ, doi: 10.1002/hec.3086 [Epub ahead of print].

Brierley, RCM, Pike, K, Miles, A, Wordsworth, S, Stokes, EA, Mumford, AD, Cohen, A, Angelini, GD, Murphy, GJ, Rogers, CA, and Reeves, BC (2014). A multi-centre randomised controlled trial of Transfusion Indication Threshold Reduction on transfusion rates, morbidity and healthcare resource use following cardiac surgery: study protocol. Transfus Apher Sci, 50(3):451-61.

Watts, CG, Dieng, M, Morton, RL, Mann, GJ, Menzies, SW, and Cust, AE (2014). Clinical practice guidelines for identification, screening and follow-up of individuals at high risk of primary cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review. Br J Dermatol, DOI: 10.1111/bjd.13403 [Epub ahead of print].

Burns, RM, Sharp, L, Sullivan, FJ, Deady, SE, Drummond, FJ, and O Neill, C (2014). Factors driving inequality in prostate cancer survival: a population based study. PLoS One, 9(9):e106456.

Campbell, HE, Estcourt, LJ, Stokes, EA, Llewelyn, CA, Murphy, MF, Wood, EM, and Stanworth, SJ (2014). Prophylactic platelet transfusions in patients with blood malignancies: cost analysis of a randomized trial. Transfusion, DOI: 10.1111/trf.12697.

Pandey, S, McLernon, DJ, Scotland, G, Mollison, J, Wordsworth, S, and Bhattacharya, S (2014). Cost of fertility treatment and live birth outcome in women of different ages and BMI. Hum Reprod, 29(10):2199-211.

HERC Seminar Series

Forthcoming Seminars

Thursday 20 November 2014, 4.00pm
Graham Scotland, Senior Research Fellow, HERU, University of Aberdeen 'In with the old, out with the new. In search of ways to help health economists’ break their addiction to technology adoption'

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 4.00pm
Yiu-Shing Lau, PhD student, University of Manchester. 'Is the weekend effect on mortality attributable to variations in the quality of care received?'

HERC Short Courses


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.