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