The National Institute for Health and Care Research's Policy Research Unit in Economic Methods of Evaluation of Health and Care Interventions [EEPRU] is a five-year programme of work that first started in January 2010, (with the lastest programme [EEPRU3] commencing in January 2024), and is collaboration between the Universities of York and Sheffield.  The NIHR funds, enables and delivers world-leading health and social care research that improves people’s health and wellbeing and promotes economic growth.

What we do

The unit aims to assist policy makers in the Department of Health and Social Care and arm’s length bodies to improve the allocation of resources in health and social care through high quality research.

Further information

To find out more about the policy research unit and its work, or to subscribe to our mailing list to keep up to date with our latest research, contact:

Donna Davis – Programme Coordinator

Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research (SCHARR)
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Telephone: +44 114 222 0801

Email: d.l.davis@sheffield.ac.uk

Ruth Helstrip – Programme Coordinator

Centre for Health Economics

University of York

Alcuin A


YO10 5DD

Telephone: +44 1904 321466

Email: ruth.helstrip@york.ac.uk