Clinical Informatics and Health Economics in Cancer
Research in a Nutshell
Dr Peter Hall is an academic Medical Oncologist with a research interest in and Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment in Cancer.
The focus of his research is on the development of improved methods for efficient research design, cost-effectiveness analysis and the measurement of clinical and socioeconomic outcomes using data obtained from research and routinely collected within the NHS.
NCRI Psychosocial and Survivorship Clinical Studies Group
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Scottish Molecular Pathology Evaluation Panel
Edinburgh-St Andrews MRC Molecular Pathology Node
Canadian Paceomics Programme
Partners and Funders
2013–2022 NIHR (Health Technology Assessment), £2 million “Mammographic surveillance in breast cancer patients aged over 50 years” Mammo-50: A multi-centre, randomised, controlled, phase III trial of annual mammography versus 2 yearly for conservation surgery patients and 3 yearly for mastectomy patients.
2012–2019 Cancer Research UK (CTAAC), £500,000 Chemotherapy options for frail and elderly patients with advanced gastro-esophageal cancer: A UK Randomised controlled trial. (GO-2)
2013-16 Technology Strategy Board Small Business Research Initiative £1.8m, Development of a home monitoring device for neutropenia. Collaborator, in collaboration with Phillips.
2013-14Technology Strategy Board Small Business Research Initiative £347,000, Detection and Identification of infectious agents: Assessing the impact of near patient testing. Network Tools for Intervention Modelling In Sepsis. Collaborator, in collaboration with X-Lab Systems Ltd.
2014-2016 NIHR Health Technology Assessment £176,842. The future for diagnostic tests for acute kidney injury in critical care: Evidence synthesis, care pathway analysis and research prioritisation “AKI-Diagnostics”
2014-2016NIHR Research for Patient Benefit. In collaboration with the Christie Clinical Trials Unit). Randomised controlled trial of acupuncture plus standard care versus standard care for chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). “ACUFOCIN”
2014-2017 NIHR Research for Patient Benefit £250,000. A study to determine the feasibility and acceptability of conducting a phase III randomised controlled trial comparing stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) with surgery in patients with peripheral stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) considered to be at higher risk of complications from surgical resection. “SABRTOOTH”
2015-2018 MacMillan research grant £565,849. In collaboration with the University of Leeds. The use of comprehensive patient records (CPR) to define the impact of cancer, co-morbidities and late effects on individuals and the health service.
2015-2017 NHS England Research Innovation fund, £200,000 In partnership with Caris Life Sciences International. Pilot study to assess feasibility of tumour profiling for solid tumour cancer patients in the NHS.
2015 – 2020 Yorkshire Cancer Research. £1.5m A randomised controlled trial of the effect of the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) on survival after liver resection surgery for colorectal cancer metastasis (The EMT2 study).
2016-2017 Innovate UK SBRI. T-cell receptor diversity evaluation as a predictive biomarker of response to immunotherapy (In collaboration with ImmunID).
Clinical Informatics, Health Economics, Cancer, Real-world data