Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health

How Can We Set Priorities in Health Fairly?

Date 15th February 2012
Location UCL J.Z. Young Lecture Theatre

This conference, in collaboration with the Nuffield Trust, explores recent research on fair priority setting in heath. It draws on three projects: the recent Nuffield Trust report Setting Health Priorities in Health in England , the UCL/NICE Social Values project, and the UCL/Pfizer project on Value Based Pricing and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis.

There is no registration fee but it is is necessary to reserve a place in advance by emailing Jonathan Wolff at j.wolff@ucl.ac.uk.

9.30 Registration

10.00 Introduction

10.15 Session 1: Nuffield Trust - Setting Health Priorities in Health in England

10.15 Helen Dickinson - Priority Setting in the English NHS: Context and Challenges
10.45 Benedict Rumbold- Transparency About Reasons for Action
11.15 Discussion

12.15 Lunch

1.15 Session 2: Social Values in Priority Setting

1.15 Albert Weale - Social Value for Money in Health Care
1.35 Sarah Clark - Interpreting Social Values in Health
1.55 Katharina Kieslich - Priority Setting in Germany
2.15 Discussion

3.15 Tea

3.45 Session 3 Using Multi-Criteria for Priority Setting

3.45 Warren Cowell - The Value Based Pricing Policy Context
4.00 Shepley Orr - Which Values Should Be Used in Priority Setting?
4.30 Jo Wolff - Making Priority Setting Decisions with Multi-Criteria

5.00 Discussion

5.45 Close

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