At the Health Economics Unit we believe that collaboration is the key to improving healthcare for all. That’s why we share our work and our knowledge whenever we get the opportunity.
On this page you can find talks, conferences and other events which we are involved in and we would love to see you there!

PHM: Causal Inference for Impactibility Assessments


In this online training session with the Midlands Decision Support Network, population health management experts David Sgorbati, Santosh Kumar and Joe Lillington of the Health Economics Unit will teach the basics of causal inference concepts and techniques for population health management.  The session on Tuesday  8 November 2022 from 3pm to 5pm will explore the concept […]

Economics and Evaluation: Critical Appraisal of Published Economic Evaluation


During this virtual session, health economics expert Anna Buylova of the Health Economics Unit will lead attendees through a two-hour interactive session designed to provide an understanding of the methodologies underpinning study design, and their limitation.   The session on Thursday 10 November 2022 from 10am to 12pm is hosted by the Midlands Decision Support Network Find out more.

NHS Providers Annual Conference 2022- Spotlight

ACC Liverpool Liverpool

The NHS Providers Annual Conference and exhibition 2022 is a unique event with unrivaled health content, giving attendees the insights needed to perform their role more effectively. We are hosting a spotlight session on Tuesday 15 November and you can join Tim Shaw and Andi Orlowski between 3pm and 4pm as they explain all about […]

Pulse PCN Manchester

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are evolving into the driving force behind regional service delivery, and this Pulse PCN event is designed to support clinical directors to achieve this. Join Andi Orlowski, Director of the Health Economics Unit, at this discussion forum in Manchester on 16 November 2022, which provides attendees with advice and guidance on […]

NHS-R Community Conference 2022

The NHS-R Community promotes the use of R (+ other open source solutions eg Python) to health and care. Join members of the Health Economics Unit team, including Santosh Kumar, Joseph Lillington, Andi Orlowski, David Sgorbati and Dr Yihan Xu as they present during the NHS R Community Conference 2022 on 16 and 17 November […]

Economics and Evaluation: Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation


During this virtual session, health economics expert Anna Buylova of the Health Economics Unit will lead attendees through a two-hour interactive session discussing the rationale for analytical models. It will provide an understanding of Markov models and decision trees and an introduction to hybrid models and simulation. We will also look at different types of sensitivity analyses and how to interpret modelling results.  […]

What can health analytics do for us?

Join Chief Analyst David Sgorbati for this special webinar designed for finance teams and hosted by our friends at HFMA. David will take you on a journey through health analytics and explaining how it can be used to better understand our populations. This session is an introduction for finance colleagues and will look at: Descriptive […]

Insight 2022


Our friends at the Midlands Decision Support Network in association with The Strategy Unit are hosting INSIGHT 2022 - the annual festival of learning and sharing events for the NHS, local government and other partners across health and care. Taking place from 21 November to 02 December 2022 the festival includes a mixture of talks, workshops and […]

Economics and Evaluation: Understanding Equity in Healthcare


During this virtual session, Join lead health economist Lisa Cummins of the Health Economics Unit will lead attendees through a two-hour interactive which will give attendees: An understanding of the difference between health equity and health inequalities  Knowledge of how to measure health equity and health inequalities  An understanding of the interactions between need, demand, supply and access in healthcare. […]

Westminster Health Forum


Join Julia Wilkins at the Westminster Health Forum conference on 14 December 2022, exploring the role of the independent sector in the future of healthcare delivery, and opportunities for collaboration between the NHS and independent sectors. It takes place with ministers considering policy and spending priorities, and with concerns highlighted in the media on costs […]


HETT North

Manchester Convention Centre Windmill St, Manchester

Join Julia Wilkins as she Chairs a session at the number one Digital Health Show coming to Manchester on 02 March 2023! HETT North, a NEW extension to the established HETT Show, is happening at Manchester Central Convention Complex, 2nd March 2023. Convene, connect and collaborate at a flagship event that specifically focuses toward healthcare […]

HSJ Digital Awards 2023

We are delighted to be part of the HSJ Digital Awards 2023. Director of the Health Economics Unit, Andi Orlowski, is one of the judges of this prestigious awards celebrating the power of digital products, projects and services to transform care delivery, enhance efficiency, and improve patient outcomes in the NHS and beyond. The HSJ […]

Our specialist services

This is a small selection of all the solutions we can provide.

Evidence generation

Understanding whether new care pathways and interventions are effective, efficient, and deliver value for money

Population health management

Using allocative efficiency techniques and population health analytics to improve value and deliver the best care possible

Advanced analytics

Using advanced techniques in machine learning, data science and casual inference to understand the biggest questions in health


Sharing our vast knowledge to develop NHS capability through training, research design advice and quality assurance