The Identification and Review of Evidence to Inform Cost Effectiveness Models

1 day course:  Date TBC


To be confirmed


To be confirmed


To be confirmed


Halifax Hall Hotel & Conference Centre, Endcliffe Vale Road, Sheffield, S10 3ER.

Accommodation and Refreshments

The course fee will include refreshments and lunch throughout both days, along with a Course Evening Dinner that takes place on the first evening.

Accommodation is not included in the course fee, but a preferential rate of £70 per night (plus VAT), is available to all our delegates at Halifax Hall and a rate of £50 per night at our Jonas Hotel, which is situated behind Halifax Hall. Details of how to book this rate are provided automatically upon receipt of booking and payment.  Alternatively, please contact Karen Holden at for further details.


For further information please do not hesitate to contact the Short Course Unit via email at

or call +44 (0)114 222 2968.

The course will enable participants to develop an understanding of the methods available for the identification and review of evidence to inform cost effectiveness models. The course will consist of three sessions:

1. Practical conceptual modelling methods

2. Identification of evidence to inform models

3. Reviewing of evidence to inform models

During the sessions there will be presentations to illustrate the main issues, structured small group discussions working through a set of related questions and practical exercises. The course will be delivered by researchers experienced in health technology assessment in the UK including a cost-effectiveness modeller, information specialist and systematic reviewer.

Who will benefit from this course?

The course will meet the needs of those involved in health technology assessments and is particularly suited to:

• Health economic modellers wishing to extend their knowledge of how to identify and review evidence

• Information specialists who wish to advance their skills in identifying evidence for cost effectiveness models

• Systematic reviewers who wish to extend their reviewing skills related to cost effectiveness models

Course Materials

Course Materials will be provided via a Delegate Course Website approximately 2 weeks prior to the course start date. Hard copies of exercises will be provided throughout the course. Hard copies of powerpoint presentations will not be provided, but these can be printed by delegates before the start of the course via the Delegate Course Website, if required.

Course Faculty

Suzy Paisley is the course leader for this 1 day course.

Paul Tappenden

Sue Harnan