This page is part of the Health Economics education site, led by the Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University.


Instructions for a rationing exercise. This workshop exercise is based on an exercise conceived, and used, by Keith Tolley, Darrin Baines and Dave Whynes at the University of Nottingham with medical and allied health professionals. The instructions in this version have been changed by Tracey Sach to better suit a pharmacy student audience. Provided by Tracey Sach, UEA, 2007, with Dave Whynes' permission.

Tolley and Whynes (1995) The priority setting exercise: an instrument for training in health care resource allocation. Medical Teacher 17(4): 391-398 - provided here with kind permission of Dave Whynes, Nottingham University.


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