About Us

The Manchester Centre for Health Economics provides a concentration of expertise in health economics and a critical mass of health economists to support the development of careers and coherent research programmes, as well as continuing collaboration with colleagues in other disciplines.


The Centre has particular methodological expertise in:

  • decision-analytic model-based economic evaluation

  • use of routine data in economic evaluation

  • methods for integrated economic and clinical trials

  • methods of optimisation and taking account of capacity constraints

  • econometric analysis of administrative and survey datasets

  • methods to value the benefits and harms of health interventions

  • stated preference methods such as discrete choice experiments

  • methods to evaluate complex health and social care programmes

  • health technology assessment

  • workforce planning

  • resource allocation


The Centre also has specific expertise in key themes in health care:

  • dental health

  • medicines adherance

  • mental health

  • patient safety

  • precision medicine

  • cancer

  • women’s health

If you would like to get in touch with us about our work, teaching, or career opportunities please visit out contact us page.