Ioan has an MSc in Social Research Methods. He has worked in the field of Health Economics and health services research for the last eight years and has extensive data analysis experience.

For the last eight years he has worked on several large scale studies and trials contributing to the health economic aspects alongside Ceri Phillips, Deb Fitzsimmons and Pippa Anderson. He has numerous publications and several poster abstracts accepted for high profile conferences in Dublin, Bilbao and Philadelphia, US. He has also delivered presentations at conferences in Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff and Swansea  

Ioan teaches aspects of Health Economics to undergraduate and post graduate students and contributes to a module on Health Economics with Deb Fitzsimmons for the BSc in Health and Social Care course.

Ioan has co-led a number of studies based in Swansea and elsewhere; recent completed work includes the health economic analysis for the Seal Or Varnish study – A randomised trial to determine the relative cost and effectiveness of pit and fissure sealants and fluoride varnish in preventing dental decay; Lymphoedema Service Evaluation  -  an evaluation of the economic impact of the All –Wales Lymphoedema Service; and the Help Point+ evaluation – an economic evaluation of the Swansea City Centre Help Point+ Scheme which aimed to reduce ED attendances for intoxicated people in the Swansea night time economy.

Publications

  1. Humphreys, I. Initiatives and evaluations: the life of a lymphoedema researcher. British Journal of Nursing, 28(4), 224-224.
  2. Humphreys, I. Is there an inequity of UK lymphoedema service provision?. British Journal of Community Nursing, 23(6), 280-284.
  3. Humphreys, I., Thomas, M., & Morgan, K. Pilot evaluation of the management of chronic oedema in community settings project. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22(12), 578-585.
  4. Humphreys, I., Chestnut, I., Fitzsimmons, D., & Humphreys, I. Seal or Varnish? Cost-Effectiveness of Fissure Sealants Versus Fluoride Varnish in Preventing Dental Decay in Children. In Value in Health (pp. A867
  5. Thomas , M., Morgan , K., Humphreys, I., Jehu , D., & Jenkins , L. Managing chronic oedema and wet legs in the community: a service evaluation. Nursing Standard, 32(11), 39-50.

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Teaching

  • PM-254 Doctors, patients & the goals of medicine

    The educational intention of the module is to allow the student to consider the contemporary practice of Medicine within the United Kingdom. This will include understanding the professional regulation, financial constraints and societal and personal challenges, within which medicine and other healthcare activities are practiced.

  • PM-254C Meddygon, Cleifion a Nodau Meddygaeth

    Bwriad addysgol y modiwl yw caniatáu i'r myfyriwr ystyried arfer cyfoes Meddygaeth yn y Deyrnas Unedig. Bydd hyn yn cynnwys deall y rheoleiddiad proffesiynol, cyfyngiadau ariannol a'r heriau cymdeithasol a phersonol, y mae meddygaeth a gweithgareddau gofal iechyd eraill yn cael eu hymarfer ynddynt.

  • PMIM02 Health Data Modelling

    Health data scientists are expected to work with diverse data sources. Modelling data encompasses setting up database models and analysing the data using statistical models. The objective of this module is to raise the awareness of students about the various processes of data modelling and the key operations involved in the data processing of large and diverse datasets. Module leader is Dr Joanne Demmler

  • PMIM202 Health Data Modelling

    Health data scientists are expected to work with diverse data sources. Modelling data encompasses setting up database models and analysing the data using statistical models. The objective of this module is to raise the awareness of students about the various processes of data modelling and the key operations involved in the data processing of large and diverse datasets. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 20 Masters level credits.

  • PMIM202J Health Data Modelling

    Health data scientists are expected to work with diverse data sources. Modelling data encompasses setting up database models and analysing the data using statistical models. The objective of this module is to raise the awareness of students about the various processes of data modelling and the key operations involved in the data processing of large and diverse datasets. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 20 Masters level credits.

  • SHC231 Research Methods and Statistics

    This module will enable students to understand research methodologies, critically analyse health-related research and carry out simple data manipulation.

  • SHF209 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice

    This module provides an introduction to research and evidence based practice for osteopathy students. A particular focus will be on the analysis, interpretation and presentation of research data.

Supervision

  • PROMOTING HUMAN FLOURISHING: HOW DOES COMMUNITY RUNNING AFFECT WELL-BEING (current)

    MSc
    Other supervisor: Mr Ioan Humphreys
    Other supervisor: Mr Craig Toutt