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 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. He leads the Health Economics Group within the University of Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit. He is a Visiting Associate Professor of Health Economics at the Academic Unit of Health Economics, University of Leeds where he completed a PhD in health economic modelling. He is a NICE Appraisal Committee member and advises the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme Scotland at the Farr Institute. He treats patients with breast cancer at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre.