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


  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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  • Managing inflammatory bowel disease in the community - sharing records between professionals and patients (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
  • Summarising HospitAL PatEnt Records: a new approach (SHAPER) (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams
  • A survey of digestive health across Europe - the organisation and delivery of gastroenterology services across Europe. (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Dr Stephen Roberts
    Other supervisor: Prof John Williams