Health Services Evaluation Research Group
Health Services Evaluation research is an applied science, which can have a major international impact, particularly if it focuses on health services which are not unique to the UK and on conducting major trials of international relevance.
Research Summary and Principle Aims
There are five current areas of substantive research:
- Emergency and Urgent Care research is carried out by Emergency and Immediate Care Research and the MCRU
- Primary Care and Community Rehabilitation research is carried out by the Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group
- Primary Health Technology Evaluation research is carried out by staff across the School in conjunction with the Clinical Trials Research Unit
- Public Health research is carried out in the Public Health section of ScHARR
- Mental Health research is carried out in the Mental Health Research Unit in the Health Services Research section of ScHARR
Methodological work in the Research Group has prioritised evaluation design, including trial methodology, outcome measurement and the systematic use of mixed methods.