Specialist Subjects: Health Economics, Health Policy, Healthcare Systems, Pain Management, Chronic Conditions, Public Health
Ceri Phillips is Professor of Health Economics and Deputy Head of School (Research). He has close links with the Wound Healing Unit and the Centre for Disability Research at Cardiff University and the Pain Research Unit based at The Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. He has undertaken commissioned work for a range of organisations, including WHO, Welsh Assembly Government, Department of Health, Department of Work and Pensions and a range of health authorities and pharmaceutical companies.
In 2009 he was appointed to the Bevan Commission by the Welsh Minister of Health and Social Services on the 60th anniversary of the NHS to advise and oversee the new configuration and structure of NHS Wales and has been a member of the Steering Group which has been involved in the design of the Primary and Community Services Strategic Developments that have been taking place in Wales during 2009/10.
He is a member of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG), and Vice Chair of its New Medicines Group which makes recommendations to AWMSG. He has recently been involved in formulating and developing the Occupational Health Strategy for Wales. In addition, he has been a member of NICE Programme Development Groups on a range of public health issues.
He has published extensively in the field of health economics and health policy, with over 130 books and journal articles.
Moore RA, Straube S, Paine J, Phillips CJ, Derry S, McQuay H. Fibromyalgia: moderate and substantial pain intensity reduction predicts improvement in other outcomes and substantial quality of life gain. Pain, 2010; 149: 360-64.
Ward M, Phillips CJ, Farr A, Harries D. Heartlinks – a real world approach to effective exercise referral. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 2010; 48: 20-27.
Snooks H, Cheung Wai-Yee, Close J, Dale J, Gaze S, Humphreys I, Lyons R, Mason S, Merali Y, Peconi J, Phillips CJ et al. Computerised on-scene decision support for emergency ambulance staff to assess and plan care for older people who have fallen: evaluation of costs and benefits using a pragmatic cluster randomised trial. BMC Emergency Medicine 2010, 10:2 doi:10.1186/1471-227X-10-2
Phillips CJ, Humphreys I. Assessing cost-effectiveness in the management of multiple sclerosis. ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research 2009;1: 61–78.
Jeffcoate WJ, Price PE, Phillips CJ, Game FL, Mudge E, Davies S, et al. Randomised controlled trial of the use of three dressing preparations in the management of chronic ulceration of the foot in diabetes. Health Technol Assess 2009; 13 (54).
Wynne-Jones G, Varnava A, Buck R, Karanika-Murray M, Griffiths A, Phillips CJ, Cox T, Kahn S, Main CJ. Examination of the Work Organization Assessment Questionnaire in public sector workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2009, 51: 586-93.
Wynne-Jones G, Buck R, Varnava A, Phillips CJ, Main CJ. Impacts on work absence and performance: what really matters? Occup Med (Lond). 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Ansari W, Oskrochi R, Phillips CJ. Engagement and action for health: the contribution of leaders' collaborative skills to partnership success. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2009; 6: 361-81.
Buck, R, Wynne-Jones, G, Varnava, A, Main, CJ, Phillips CJ. Working with musculoskeletal pain. Reviews in Pain, 2009; 3(1): p. 6-10.
Phillips CJ. The cost and burden of chronic pain. Reviews in Pain, 2009; 3(1): p. 2-5.
Stainton T, Boyce S, Phillips CJ. Disability Pays: a cost and resource analysis of direct payments in two local authorities. Disability and Society, 2009; 24: 161-72.
Lipetz C, Phillips CJ, Fleming C. The cost-effectiveness of a long-acting reversible contraceptive (Implanon) relative to oral contraception in a community setting. Contraception 2009: 79: 304-09.
Lipetz C, Phillips CJ, Fleming C. The actual cost of providing a long-acting reversible contraceptive: a study of Implanon. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2009: 35: 75-79.
Sheen NJ, Fone D, Phillips CJ, Sparrow JM, Pointer JS, Wild JM. Novel optometrist led all Wales primary eye care services: Evaluation of prospective case-series. Br J Ophthalmol, 2009; 93: 435-38
Phillips CJ. “Economics of pain management” in Wilson PR, Watson PJ, Haythornthwaite JA, Jensen TS (eds). Clinical Pain Management: vol2 - Chronic Pain. Hodder, 2008
Phillips CJ. “The economics of chronic pain” in Rashiq S, Schopflocher D, Taenzer P, Jonsson E (eds). Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective. Wiley and Sons, 2008.
Dunstan F, Richmond S, Phillips C, Durning P. League tables for orthodontists. European Journal of Orthodontics, 2008; doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjn036
Alwyn T, John B, Hodgson RJ, Phillips CJ. Gender-Role Orientation and Alcohol Treatment Outcome. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 2008; 38: 2179–2194.
Phillips CJ, Main CJ, Buck R, Aylward M et al. Prioritising pain in policy making: The need for a whole systems perspective, Health Policy, 2008; 88: 166-75.