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ScHARR Mini MasterClass in Health Research #7 - Professor Stephen Walters - The ABCs of RCTs

The ABC of RCTs This talk will emphasise the importance of randomised clinical trials in evaluating alternative treatments or interventions. The rationale for, and methods of, randomising patients…

From  Andy Tattersall on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 42 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini MasterClass in Health Research #6 - Colin Angus - Visualising the Covid-19 Pandemic

Presenter - Colin AngusAbstractCOVID-19 has changed our everyday lives in many huge and disruptive ways, including a substantial impact on mortality and illness. However, one notable byproduct of the…

From  Andy Tattersall on December 11th, 2020 0 likes 104 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Masterclass in Health Research #5 - Dr Andrew Booth - Question of WHO, not IF? Real Impact with Qualitative Systematic Reviews

Achieving impact is a core tenet of health services research and health technology assessment, extending far beyond the narrow definitions of impact promoted by journal impact factors (IFs) or by…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 9th, 2020 0 likes 81 plays 0  

Ask our academic experts

Dr Andrew Lee, Reader of Global Public Health in the School of Health and Related Research, is one of the appointed academic experts responsible for advising the University about its response to…

From  Harry Clulow on October 1st, 2020 3 likes 1,222 plays

ScHARR Mini Master Class - Public health in action: Pandemic response to Covid-19

Presented by Dr Andrew Lee on 11/09/2020

From  Daniel Smith on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 241 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class - Building successful health systems in fragile states during or post-COVID 19

Presented by Dr Muhammad Saddiq on 22/07/2020 Building successful health systems must start with three fundamental decisions that the government in fragile states must make. Clearly defined and…

From  Daniel Smith on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

ScHARR - About the Design Trials and Statistics Group

Design Trials and Statistics (DTS)DTS is one of four academic groups within the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. The other groups are Health Economics…

From  Andy Tattersall on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 89 plays 0  

About ScHARR's Design Trials and Statistics group

ScHARR Design Trials and Statistics aim to conduct analysis of clinical cost-effectiveness for health technologies. DTS is one of four academic groups within the School of Health and Related…

From  Andy Tattersall on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

An introduction to population adjustment for committee members

Training resources produced by the DSU are intended to provide assistance to those involved in submitting or critiquing evidence as part of the NICE Technology Appraisals Programme. Please be aware…

From  James Little on November 25th, 2019 0 likes 379 plays 0  

2017 ScHARR Pemberton Lecture - Reform strategies for the NHS: effective or cosmetic cladding? - Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE

The NHS is the largest, highest profile, most complex and risky industry in Europe, in England alone spending £124bn this year, employing over 1m staff and providing care for the majority of…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 26th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

2018 ScHARR Pemberton Lecture - Universal Healthcare: The 21st Century's Greatest Healthcare Story - Sir David Nicholson

Universal Healthcare: The 21st Century's Greatest Healthcare StorySir David Nicholson CBE (Former Chief Executive NHS England) 136 countries have signed up to delivering universal healthcare for…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 26th, 2018 0 likes 58 plays 0  

ScHARR Short Course - Advanced Simulation Methods

Within healthcare decision making, cohort Markov models and decision trees are frequently used. However, in some situations these are not the most appropriate modelling methods. This course provides…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 23rd, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

ScHARR Short Course - Utility Data for Health Technology Assessment

NICE and similar agencies around the world are using QALYs, hence the need for health state utility data in their assessments of the cost effectiveness of health care interventions. This raises…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 22nd, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

ScHARR Short Course - The Application of Psychometrics for Assessing Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 2

The aim of this 3 day course is to provide participants with an introduction to advanced psychometric models in analysis of multi-item patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs). The course will cover…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 22nd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

ScHARR Short Course - The Application of Psychometrics for Measuring Health Outcomes and Quality of Life - Part 1

The aim of this 2 day course is to provide participants with an introduction to psychometrics as applied to health. It will cover the core psychometric and statistical methods used in scale…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 22nd, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

ScHARR Short Course - An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

The treadmill of academia is a relentless one: proposal, research, write, present and then hopefully publish before starting all over again, all in the hope that the research is recognised as being…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 21st, 2018 0 likes 14 plays 0