HERU Briefing Papers

HERU Briefing Papers

HERU Briefing Papers are concise summaries of the findings of projects carried out by HERU staff. In March 2015, HERU launched the Policy Briefs series as a continuation of the Briefing Papers.

Please contact David Burns to request a hard copy of any Briefing Paper.

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2014

Eberth, B., Ludbrook, A., Hernández, R. and Gerdtham, U.-G. (2014) 'Identifying underlying causes of health inequality to inform policy', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, September 2014.

Norwood, P., Scotland, G., Denison, F., Bhattacharya, S., Duffy, A., Mahmood, T., Morris, C., Raja, E., Norman, J. and Lee, A. (2014) 'Maternal obesity is independently associated with increased antenatal admissions and health service costs: a population based study', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, February 2014.

Olajide, D. and Ludbrook, A. (2014) 'Effects of income, education and occupation status on diet and risk of obesity', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, December 2014.

2013

Eberth, B., Olajide, D., Ludbrook, A. and Craig, P. (2013) 'Smoking-related disease risk, area deprivation and health behaviours', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, October 2013.

Ikenwilo, D. (2013) 'Abolishing charges for check-ups within NHS Scotland: two case-studies', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, December 2013.

Watson, V. and Ryan, M., with Carnon, A. and Cox, D. (NHS Dumfries & Galloway) (2013) 'Discrete choice experiments: a tool to incorporate public preferences into resource allocation decisions?' HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, April 2013.

 

2012

Kilonzo, M. (2012) 'Economic modelling of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of non-surgical treatments for women with stress urinary incontinence', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, May 2012.

 

2011

Farrar, S. (2011) 'Using national tariffs to pay for hospital care', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, February 2011.

Quayyum, Z. (2011) 'Rapid point-of-care tests for the detection of genital chlamydia infection in women and men: is it a cost-effective option for NHS?' HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, July 2011.

Scotland, G. (2011) 'Economic evaluation of an early referral strategy for people with chronic kidney disease', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, February 2011.

 

2010

Eberth, B. and Smith, M.D. (2010) 'Modelling the participation decision and duration of sporting activity in Scotland', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, November 2010.

Kilonzo, M. and Vale, L. (2010) 'Economic evaluation of urinary biomarkers and cystoscopy with photodynamic diagnosis and for detection and follow-up of bladder cancer', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, April 2010.

McNamee, P. (2010) 'The economic consequences of mental health problems in older people on other family members', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, April 2010.

Watson, V. and Ryan, M. (2010) 'Valuing patient experience factors in the provision of chlamydia screening', HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen, March 2010.