Dr Wayne Smith

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Dr Wayne Smith

With a PhD in health economics, Wayne leads the team on evaluating new models of care, medicines and devices such as digital health apps/devices’ risk algorithms. This includes psychometric testing of existing outcomes, and full economic evaluations including budget impact analyses, cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analyses.

Wayne works collaboratively and in an advisory capacity with NHS England and other organisations on national projects. He has 16 years’ clinical experience in the NHS, including as a senior health advisor, and is an expert in the development of outcome measures for use in economic evaluations. He applies his knowledge and passion to a range of health economics projects including scoping projects and providing advice and quality assurance

Wayne is Chief of Health Economics and Outcomes Research at the Health Economics Unit.

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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