Dr Wendy Knibb
Senior Lecturer (Health Economics and Statistics)
Qualifications: PhD; MSc; BA (Hons); PGCE(A)
Phone: Work: 01483 68 4631
Room no: 19 DK 04
Monday - Thursday 9.00 - 5.30 by appointment only
Wendy Knibb graduated with a first class honours degree in Economics with Politics from Kingston University and gained an MSc and PhD from the University of Surrey. She is a Lecturer in Health Economics and the Director of Studies for the Doctorate of Clinical Practice programme. Wendy is currently on part-time secondment to the Department of Health South East region where she advises on health economics and evaluation techniques. Wendy is heavily involved in the European Health Management Association (EHMA) where she co-convenes the Special Interest Group on Healthcare Workforce Management. She has sat on the commissioning panel for the National Institute of Health Research, Service Development Organisation (NIHR SDO): workforce issues.
Wendy’s research interests cross many aspects of health economics and health services delivery particularly those linked to the health workforce, telecare and evaluative studies. She supervises postgraduate research students in these fields. Wendy is involved in a variety of multidisciplinary projects and has recently completed a substantive funded project that tested telecare within a palliative care setting.
Selected recent publications:
Gage H, Knibb W Evans J, Williams P, Rickman N, Bryan K (2009) More on quality of care. British Medical Journal 339:b3526
Knibb W (In press) Health economics in surgery. Surgery (MPC)
Gage H, Knibb W, Evans J, Rickman N, Bryan K (In press) Why are some care homes better than others? An empirical study of the factors associated with quality of care for older people in residential homes in England. Health and Social Care in the Community.
Cox A, Knibb W, Potter C, Ilsley M, Lucas C ,O’Driscoll M, Faithfull S (in submission). The acceptability of e-technology to monitor and assess patient symptoms following palliative radiotherapy for lung cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
Cox A , Bull E, Cockle-Herne J, Knibb W, Potter C, Faithfull S (2008) Nurse led telephone follow up in ovarian cancer: A psychosocial perspective. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 12; 412–417.
Knibb W, Bryan K, Allan H, Eyers I (2007) Overseas workers in the independent care sector. Report for the Surrey/Sussex Learning Resource Network.
Knibb W, Bleasdale R, Gussin S, Bryan K (2007) Developing the operating department practitioner workforce Technic 3: 12, 10-14,
Eyers I, Nolan M, Meyer J, Reed J, Knibb W (2006) Guest editorial Quality and Ageing 7:3 2-4,
Knibb W (2006) Competition and choice in the care home sector for older people: a case study of the market in Surrey Quality in Ageing 7:4, 3-10,
Knibb W, Bryan K, Smith P, Magnusson C (2006) The contribution of assistants to nursing. Report for the RCN.
Module Lead for the Doctorate Advanced Research Methods
Module Lead for the Doctorate Service Evaluation: Change, Risk and Development
Quantitative methods and analysis - Advanced Practice MSc programme
Director of Studies – Doctorate of Clinical Practice (DCP) programme
Faculty Lead for Telecare / Telehealth