Dr Joanna Charles

Research Fellow in Health Economics

Contact info

Joanna Charles is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health
Economics and Medicines Evaluation at Bangor University. She
has an interest in the use of health economic techniques for
evaluating public health interventions, evidence synthesis and
micro-costing methodologies.

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A national Programme Budgeting and Marginal Analysis (PBMA) of health improvement spending across Wales: disinvestment and reinvestment across the life course

    Edwards, R. T., Charles, J. M., Thomas, S., Bishop, J., Cohen, D., Groves, S., Humphreys, C., Howson, H. & Bradley, P., 12 Aug 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, p. 837

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    A school-based intervention ('Girls Active') to increase physical activity levels among 11- to 14-year-old girls: cluster RCT

    Harrington, D., Davies, M., Bodicoat, D., Charles, J., Chudasama, Y., Gorely, T., Khunti, K., Rowlands, A., Sherar, L., Edwards, R., Yates, T. & Edwardson, C., Feb 2019, In : Public Health Research. 7, 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Conducting Economic Evaluations Alongside Randomised Trials: Current Methodological Issues and Novel Approaches

    Hughes, D., Charles, J. M., Dawoud, D. M., Edwards, R. T., Holmes, E. A., Jones, C. L., Parham, P., Plumpton, C., Ridyard, C. O., Lloyd-Williams, H., Wood, E. M. & Yeo, S., May 2016, In : Pharmacoeconomics. 34, 5, p. 447-461

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Development of an evidence-based complex intervention for community rehabilitation of patients with hip fracture using realist review, survey and focus groups

    Roberts, J. L., Din, N. U., Williams, M., Hawkes, C., Charles, J., Hoare, Z., Morrison, V., Alexander, S., Lemmey, A., Sackley, C., Logan, P., Wilkinson, C., Rycroft-Malone, J. & Williams, N., 11 Oct 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 10, e014362.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Diabetic retinopathy screening: perspectives of people with diabetes, screening intervals and costs of attending screening

    Yeo, S. T., Edwards, R. T., Luzio, S. D., Charles, J. M., Thomas, R. L., Peters, J. M. & Owens, D. R., 19 Jun 2012, In : Diabetic Medicine. 29, 7, p. 878-885

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Effectiveness and micro-costing of the KiVa school-based bullying prevention programme in Wales: study protocol for a pragmatic definitive parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial

    Clarkson, S., Axford, N., Berry, V., Edwards, R. T., Bjornstad, G., Wrigley, Z., Charles, J., Hoare, Z. S., Ukoumunne, O. C., Matthews, J. & Hutchings, J. M., 1 Feb 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 104

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Effectiveness of the ‘Girls Active’ school-based physical activity programme: A cluster randomised controlled trial

    Harrington, D., Davies, M., Bodicoat, D., Charles, J., Chudasama, Y., Gorely, T., Khunti, K., Plekhanova, T., Rowlands, A., Sherar, L., Edwards, R., Yates, T. & Edwardson, C., 25 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 15, 40.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): A phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture

    Williams, N., Roberts, J., Din, N., Totton, N., Charles, J., Hawkes, C., Morrison, V., Hoare, Z., Williams, M., Pritchard, A. W., Alexander, S., Lemmey, A., Woods, R., Sackley, C., Logan, P., Edwards, R. & Wilkinson, C., 5 Oct 2016, In : BMJ Open. 2016, 6, e012422.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): study protocol for a phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture [ ISRCTN22464643 ]

    Williams, N. H., Hawkes, C. A., Din, N. U., Roberts, J. L., Charles, J. M., Morrison, V. L., Hoare, Z. S., Edwards, R. T., Alexander, S., Andrew, G., Lemmey, A. B., Woods, R. T., Sackley, C., Logan, P., Hunnisett, D. S., Mawdesley, K. J. & Wilkinson, C. E., 7 Apr 2015, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 1, 13, p. 1-22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    General medical services by non-medical health professionals: a systematic quantitative review of economic evaluations in primary care

    Anthony, B. F., Surgey, A., Hiscock, J., Williams, N. H. & Charles, J. M., 1 May 2019, In : British Journal of General Practice. 69, 682, p. e304-e313

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Hip fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation (FEMuR) feasibility study: testing the use of routinely collected data for future health economic evaluations

    Williams, N., Mawdesley, K., Roberts, J., Din, N., Totton, N., Charles, J., Hoare, Z. & Edwards, R., 7 May 2018, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 4, 76.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Incredible Years Parenting Programme: Cost-Effectiveness and Implementation

    Edwards, R. T., Jones, C. L., Berry, V., Charles, J. M., Linck, P., Bywater, T-J. & Hutchings, J. M., 2016, In : Journal of Children’s Services. 11, 1, p. 54-72

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Intervention Now To Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement.

    Charles, J. M., Williams, N. H., Whitaker, R., Hendry, M., Booth, A., Carter, B., Charles, J., Craine, N., Edwards, R. T., Lyons, M., Noyes, J., Pasterfield, D., Rycroft-Malone, J. & Williams, N., 10 Apr 2014, In : BMJ Open. 4, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Intervention Now to Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, and qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement

    Aslam, R. W., Hendry, M., Booth, A., Carter, B., Charles, J. M., Craine, N., Edwards, R. T., Noyes, J., Ntambwe, L. I., Pasterfield, D., Rycroft-Malone, J., Williams, N. & Whitaker, R., 15 Aug 2017, In : BMC Medicine. 15, 1, p. 155

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Intervention Now to Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, and qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement

    Whitaker, R., Hendry, M., Aslam, R., Booth, A., Carter, B., Charles, J., Craine, N., Edwards, R., Noyes, J., Ntambwe, L. I., Pasterfield, D., Rycroft-Malone, J. & Williams, N., 1 Mar 2016, In : Health Technology Assessment. 20, 16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Introducing KiVa school-based antibullying programme to the UK: A preliminary examination of effectiveness and programme cost

    Clarkson, S., Charles, J. M., Saville, C. W. N., Bjornstad, G. J. & Hutchings, J., Aug 2019, In : School Psychology International. 40, 4, p. 347-365

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Micro-Costing in Public Health Economics: Steps Towards a Standardized Framework, Using the Incredible Years Toddler Parenting Program as a Worked Example

    Hutchings, J. M., Charles, J. M., Edwards, R. T., Bywater, T. & Hutchings, J., 1 Aug 2013, In : Prevention Science. 14, 4, p. 377-389

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Micro-costing and a cost-consequence analysis of the ‘Girls Active’ programme: A cluster randomised controlled trial.

    Charles, J., Harrington, D., Davies, M., Edwardson, C., Gorely, T., Bodicoat, D., Khunti, K., Sherar, L., Yates, T. & Edwards, R., 16 Aug 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 8, e0221276.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Parental depression and child conduct problems: evaluation of parental service use and associated costs after attending the Incredible Years Basic Parenting Programme

    Hutchings, J. M., Charles, J. M., Bywater, T. J., Edwards, R. T., Hutchings, J. & Zou, L., 18 Dec 2013, In : BMC Health Services Research. 2013, 13, p. 523

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Parenting for Autism, Language, And Communication Evaluation Study (PALACES): protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial

    Williams, M., Hastings, R., Charles, J., Evans, S. & Hutchings, J., 16 Feb 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 2, 9 p., e014524.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Parenting interventions: a systematic review of the economic evidence

    Hutchings, J. M., Charles, J. M., Bywater.T., N. V. & Edwards, R. T., 1 Jul 2011, In : Child: care, health and development. 37, 4, p. 462-4745

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Preferences of older patients regarding hip fracture rehabilitation service configuration: A feasibility discrete choice experiment

    Charles, J., Roberts, J., Din, N., Williams, N., Yeo, S. T. & Edwards, R., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 50, 7, p. 636-642

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial of the use of Physical ACtivity monitors in an exercise referral setting: the PACERS study.

    Hawkings, J., Edwards, M., Charles, J., Jago, R., Kelson, M., Morgan, K., Murphy, S., Oliver, E., Simpson, S., Edwards, R. & Moore, G., 12 Dec 2017, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 3, 51, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Reducing repeat pregnancies in adolescence: applying realist principles as part of a mixed-methods systematic review to explore what works, for whom, how and under what circumstances

    Charles, J., Rycroft-Malone, J., Aslam, R., Hendry, M., Pasterfield, D. & Whittaker, R., 20 Sep 2016, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 16, 271.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Use of programme budgeting and marginal analysis as a framework for resource reallocation in respiratory care in North Wales, UK

    Charles, J. M., Chrles, J. M., Brown, G., Thomas, K., Johnstone, F., Vandenblink, V., Pethers, B., Jones, A. & Edwards, R. T., 16 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Public Health. p. 1-10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Special issue › Research › Peer-reviewed
  28. Published

    The application of realist synthesis review methods in public health economics

    Charles, J., Edwards, R., Williams, N. & Din, N., 2013, In : The Lancet. 382, Special Issue, p. Page S28

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  29. Meeting Abstract › Research › Peer-reviewed
  30. Published

    Disinvestment and reinvestment in respiratory care: use of programme budgeting and marginal analysis in north Wales, UK

    Charles, J. M., Brown, G., Thomas, K., Johnstone, F., Jones, A. & Edwards, R. T., 19 Nov 2014, In : The Lancet. 384, S2, p. S24

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

  31. Published

    Use of a discrete choice experiment approach to elicit patients’ preferences for hip fracture rehabilitation services as part of a feasibility study

    Charles, J., Roberts, J., Din, N., Williams, N., Yeo, S. T. & Edwards, R., 25 Nov 2016, In : The Lancet. 388, Supplement 2, p. S35

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

  32. Chapter › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  33. Published

    Identification, measurement, and valuation of resource use in economic evaluations of public health interventions

    Jones, C., Charles, J. & Edwards, R., 19 Mar 2019, Applied Health Economics for Public Health Practice and Research. Tudor Edwards, R. & McIntosh, E. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 107-130 (Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. Published

    Return on investment, social return on investment, and the business case for prevention

    Charles, J., Jones, A. & Lloyd Williams, H., 14 May 2019, Applied Health Economics For Public Health And Practice. Edwards, R. & McIntosh, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 279-301 (Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  35. Published

    Synthesizing evidence for economic evaluations of public health interventions

    Wu, O., Charles, J. & Bray, N. J., 14 May 2019, Applied Health Economics For Public Health Practice And Research. Edwards, R. & McIntosh, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 87-107 (Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. Published

    To disinvest or invest? The role of programme budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA) for economic evaluation and prioritization between public health interventions

    Charles, J. & Edwards, R., 14 May 2019, Applied Health Economics For Public Health Practice And Research. Edwards, R. & McIntosh, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 312-341 (Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  37. Article › Research
  38. Published

    Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR)

    Williams, N., Roberts, J., Din, N., Charles, J., Totton, N., Williams, M., Mawdesley, K., Hawkes, C., Morrison, V., Lemmey, A., Edwards, R., Hoare, Z., Pritchard, A., Woods, R., Alexander, S., Sackley, C., Logan, P., Wilkinson, C. & Rycroft-Malone, J., Aug 2017, Health Technology Assessment, 21, 44.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle