Staff Profile of Jeremy Jones

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Dr. Jeremy Jones
Honorary Research Fellow
01492 862352


MBBS London University
MD London University
Fellow of the Australasian College of Physicians
Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Positions held

Consultant Rheumatologist, North West Wales NHS Trust (2002-2010)
Consultant Rheumatologist, Betsi Cadwaldwr University Health Board (2010-present)

Senior Clinical Lecturer, SSHES (2002-2010)
Chair Ethics Committee, SSHES (2002-2010)
Honorary Research Fellow (2010-present)

Research Interests

The rheumatic diseases; rehabilitation; musculoskeletal medicine; bio-psycho-social aspects of rehabilitation; spirituality; chronic pain; chronic fatigue syndrome; fibromyalgia; exercise and rheumatoid arthritis; patellofemoral pain syndrome; the delivery of musculoskeletal health care; health care systems; doctor/patient communications, balneotherapy.

Recent publications

Improved access and targeting of musculoskeletal services in northwest Wales: targeted early access to musculoskeletal services (TEAMS) programme. Peter Maddison, Jeremy Jones, Anne Breslin, Craig Barton, Joyce Fleur, Rhian
Lewis, Luke McSweeney, Carys Norgain, Sara Smith, Carolyn Thomas, Chris Tilson. British Medical Journal 2004; 329: 1325-1327.

Benefits of exercise in rheumatoid arthritis. Cooney JK, Law R-J ,  Matschke,  V Lemmey AB, Moore JP, Ahmad Y, Jones JG , Maddison P, Thom J M Journal of Aging Research Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 681640, 14 pages

“Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AIDA): design of a Phase II randomised controlled trial evaluating an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis [ISRCTN24554946]”. Nefyn H Williams, Elvis Amoakwa, Kim Burton, Maggie Hendry, John Belcher, Ruth Lewis, Kerenza Hood, Jeremy Jones, Paul Bennett, Rhiannon T Edwards, Richard D Neal, Glynne Andrew and Clare Wilkinson.  BMC Family Practice 2009, 10:62 doi:10.1186/1471-2296-10-62

The Hip and Knee Book: developing an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis. Nefyn H Williams, Elvis Amoakwa, Kim Burton, Maggie Hendry, Ruth Lewis, Jeremy Jones, Paul Bennett, Richard D Neal, Glynne Andrew, Clare Wilkinson Br J Gen Pract. 2010 February 1; 60(571): e64–e82. doi:10.3399/bjgp10X483166

Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AÏDA): phase II randomised controlled trial of an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care. Williams, Nefyn H; Amoakwa, Elvis; Belcher, John; Edwards, Rhiannon T; Hassani, Hossein; Hendry, Maggie; Burton, Kim; Lewis, Ruth; Hood, Kerenza; Jones, Jeremy; Bennett, Paul; Linck, Pat; Neal, Richard D; Wilkinson, Clare BJGP 2011.61;498-499

Rheumatoid Cachexia: What is it and why is it so important? Lemmey A, Jones J.   Maddison PJ. J Rheumatol 2011:38;2074

Are the benefits of a high-intensity progressive resistance training program sustained in rheumatoid arthritis patients? A 3-year follow up study. Lemmey AB, Williams SL, Marcora SM, Jones J, Maddison, PJ Arthritis Care & Research 2012: 64; 71-75

Adverse changes in tendon–muscle physiology and physical function caused    by an isolated acute rheumatoid knee effusion: A case study. Matschke V, Thom JM, Lemmey AB, Maddison PL, Jones JG. Arthritis Care & Research 2012: 64; 117-121

How do physiotherapists assess and treat patellofemoral pain syndrome in North Wales? A mixed method study. Papadopoulos K, Noyes J, Barnes M, Jones J, Thom J.  International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, May 2012, Vol 19, No 5: (1-12)

Chapter in Book; J.G.Jones. The Biochemistry of Articular Disorders in Clinical biochemistry; Metabolic and clinical aspects (second edition) W J Marshall and SK Bangert Churchill Livingstone 2005 Third edition 2012 in preparation