Professor John Williams
Professor of Health Services Research
Swansea University Medical School
Telephone: (01792) 513401

Areas of Expertise

  • patient recorded outcomes
  • service delivery
  • randomised controlled trials
  • health informatics

Publications

  1. et. al. Infliximab versus ciclosporin for steroid-resistant acute severe ulcerative colitis (CONSTRUCT): a mixed methods, open-label, pragmatic randomised trial. The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology 1(1), 15-24.
  2. & Weekend emergency admissions and mortality in England and Wales. The Lancet
  3. & Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: Infliximab or Cyclosporine as Rescue Therapy in Patients With Severe Ulcerative Colitis Refractory to Steroids. The American Journal of Gastroenterology 111(4), 477-491.
  4. & Development of a Short Questionnaire to Assess the Quality of Life in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Journal of Crohn's and Colitis 9(1)
  5. & Systematic Review of Health-related Quality of Life Measures for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Journal of Crohn s and Colitis 9(3)

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Supervision

  • A survey of digestive health across Europe - the organisation and delivery of gastroenterology services across Europe. (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Dr Stephen Roberts
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
  • Summarising HospitAL PatEnt Records: a new approach (SHAPER) (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
  • Managing inflammatory bowel disease in the community - sharing records between professionals and patients (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
  • 'Clinical incident reporting: understanding the issues and improving the process' (awarded 2016)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
    Other supervisor: Prof Harold Thimbleby
  • 'Developing two new health outcome measures to support the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease' (awarded 2015)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
  • Fluorescence In situ hybridisation (FISH) analysis of chromosome 1 and gene expression levels of MAD2 and BUB1 levels in premalignant stages of gastric cancer. (awarded 2012)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Gareth Jenkins
    Other supervisor: Prof Shareen Doak
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
  • Measurement of patient focused outcome routinely in clinical practice - feasibility and clinical value (awarded 2007)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
    Other supervisor: Professor John Russell
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer: Do our Clinical Services Work Towrds the "Two Week Rule" and How? (awarded 2006)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
    Other supervisor: Prof John Baxter