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Professor Charles Normand

Fellow Emeritus (Public Health & Primary Care)


Fellow Emeritus (Trinity Business School)

Fellow Emeritus (School Office - Medicine)

Charles Normand is Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Dublin, Trinity College. He was for thirteen years Professor of Health Economics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and remains a visiting professor there. He has worked also at the universities in Belfast, York and Stirling. He was a civil servant in Northern Ireland for four years and has worked in hospital management, including a period as chairman of the board at Central Middlesex Hospital and is currently on the boards of St. James's Hospital and Trinity Health Ireland. His BA and DPhil are in economics. Much of his work is on the evaluation of treatments and services, with a particular interest on neonatal technologies, heart disease and the major cancers. His has also worked on finance and delivery of health services and health care human resources. He has a particular interest in the consequences of population ageing on health and social care. He has carried out advisory work and research on health care reform in the new democracies in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, in Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania and in South Africa. He has published widely on health economics and financing, is author of two guidebooks on health insurance and of a textbook on health economics. He is a former President of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region and chairs the steering committee of the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy.
  Age related diseases   Ageing, stroke, dementia   Biomedical ethics   Cervical cancer   Community health and general practice   Econometric and statistical analysis   Economics of health service provision   Economics of public policy   Epidemiology   Health informatics   Health management   Health outcomes   Health policy   Health status and inequalities   Identification and quantification of health care needs   Management, information technology, information systems   Mathematical modelling   Midwifery   Patterns of health   Primary care   Public health   Public, private mix network   Research issues specifice to any health profession   Taxation
 Cervical Cancer Research Programme (Cerviva)
 Motivation Project
 Irish Longitudinal Study of Ageing
 Revolutionising Chronic Disease Management with ICT
 Social Health Insurance - Options for Ireland

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President of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region 2003-2005
Chair of Steering Committee of the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy 2001-
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International Health Economics Association 1993 date
Health Economics Study Group 1982
Patrick S. Moran, Francesca Wuytack, Michael Turner, Charles Normand, Stephanie Brown, Cecily Begley, Deirdre Daly. , Economic burden of maternal morbidity - a systematic review of cost-of-illness studies., PLoS One, 15, (1), 2020, Notes: [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227377. eCollection 2020.], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
May P, Johnston BM, Normand C, Higginson I, Kenny R A and Ryan K, Population-based palliative care planning in Ireland: how many people will live and die with serious illness to 2046?, HRB Open Research, 2, (35), 2020, Notes: [. 2020. 2:35 (], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
May P, Johnston BM, Normand C, Higginson IJ, Kenny RA, Ryan K, Population-based palliative care planning in Ireland: how many people will live and die with serious illness to 2046?, HRB Open Research, 2, 2020, p35 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
May P, Roe L, McGarrigle CA, Kenny RA, Normand C., End-of-life experience for older adults in Ireland: results from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing (TILDA)., BMC health services research, 20, (1), 2020, p118 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Sheill G., Guinan E., O'Neill L., Normand C., Doyle SL., Moore S., Newell J., McDermott G., Ryan R., Reynolds JV., Hussey J., Preoperative exercise to improve fitness in patients undergoing complex surgery for cancer of the lung or oesophagus (PREHIIT): protocol for a randomized controlled trial, BMC Cancer, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'NEILL L., GUINAN E., DOYLE S., CONNOLLY D., O'SULLIVAN J., BENNETT A., SHEILL G., SEGURADO R., KNAPP P., FAIRMAN C., NORMAND C., GEOGHEGAN J., CONLON K., REYNOLDS JV., HUSSEY J., Rehabilitation strategies following oesophagogastric and hepatopancreaticobiliary cancer (ReStOre II): a protocol for a randomised controlled trial, BMC Cancer, 20, 2020, p1 - 20, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Measuring Cost-Effectiveness in Palliative Care in, editor(s)Van den Block L, McLeod R , Textbook on Palliative Care, Springer, 2019, [Normand C, May P], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  Other
May P, Garrido MM, Del Fabbro E, Noreika D, Normand C, Skoro N, Cassel JB., Evaluating Hospital Readmissions for Persons With Serious and Complex Illness: A Competing Risks Approach., Medical care research and review : MCRR, 2019, p1077558718823919 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
McCarron M, Lombard-Vance R, Murphy E, May P, Webb N, Sheaf G, McCallion P, Stancliffe R, Normand C, Smith V, O'Donovan MA, Effect of deinstitutionalisation on quality of life for adults with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review, BMJ Open, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Tiernan E, Ryan J, Casey M, Hale A, O'Reilly V, Devenish M, Whyte B, Hollingsworth S, Price O, Callanan I, Walsh D, Normand C, May P., A quasi-experimental evaluation of an intervention to increase palliative medicine referral in the emergency department., Journal of health services research & policy, 24, (3), 2019, p155-163 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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Nicholson E, Murphy T, Larkin P, Normand C, Guerin S, Findings From a Thematic Synthesis of Key Messages From a Palliative Care Research Network: The KINDLE Project., American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 2018, Notes: [Oct 25:1049909118806461. doi: 10.1177/1049909118806461. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30360632], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ă“ CĂ©illeachair A, O'Mahony JF, O'Connor M, O'Leary J, Normand C, Martin C, Sharp L., Health-related quality of life as measured by the EQ-5D in the prevention, screening and management of cervical disease: A systematic review., Qual Life Res. , 26, (11), 2017, p2885-2897 , Notes: [doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1628-z.], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
May P, McGarrigle C, Normand C, The end of life experience of older adults in Ireland, Dublin, TILDA, Trinity College Dublin, December, 2017, Report, PUBLISHED
Alan Barrett, George Savva, Virpi Timonen and Rose Anne Kenny (eds), Fifty plus in Ireland 2011: First results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, May, 2011, Report, PUBLISHED
Charles Normand, A Weber (with Guy Carrin, Ole Doetinchem, Inke Mathauer, Xenia Scheil-Adlung and Jean-Olivier Schmidt), Social Health Insurance, A Guidebook for Planning, Second, Bad Homburg, VAS, 2009, 1-158pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Barbara McPake and Charles Normand, Health Economic - an international perspective, 2, London and New York, Routledge, 2008, 312pp, Book, PUBLISHED


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Visiting Professor of Health Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2002
Health Economics, Health Care Financing, Health Systems Research, Health Policy, Ageing and Health, Health Sector Management, Economic Evaluation.