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Methods development

We have established a reputation for methodological excellence over the last forty years. Our work on the economics of social care and mental health provision has generated many direct approaches to support evaluations of policy and practice from local authorities, third sector organisations and government bodies.

We continue to review and develop methods to support our research.


Current studies 

PECUNIA: Programme in costing, resource use measurement and outcome valuation for use in multi-sectoral national and international health economic evaluations

The PECUNIA study aims to establish standardised costing and outcome assessment measures for optimised national healthcare provision in the European Union.

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Recruitment into adult social care studies

This scoping review is exploring the challenges of recruitment to adult social care research, and seeking to identify whether difficulties identified have gotten worse over time.

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