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Stephen Rocks Economist

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Stephen Rocks joined the Health Foundation in February 2020 and is an Economist in the REAL Centre. 

Stephen works mainly on NHS Finances and performance and led on the analysis for The bigger picture – the REAL Centre's launch report.

Stephen joined the Health Foundation from the University of Oxford where he was a researcher in Health Economics with a focus on child and adolescent mental health services and integrated care. He has previously held roles at Public Health England and Citizens Advice. 

He has an M.A in Economics from the University of Glasgow. 

Rocks, Stephen & Berntson, Daniela & Gil-Salmerón, Alejandro & Kadu, Mudathira & Ehrenberg, Nieves & Stein, Viktoria & Tsiachristas, Apostolos. (2020). Cost and effects of integrated care: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. The European Journal of Health Economics. 10.1007/s10198-020-01217-5.


Tsiachristas, Apostolos & Potter, Caroline & Rocks, Stephen & Peters, Michele & Cundell, Maureen & McShane, Rupert & Batchelder, Laurie & Fox, Diane & Forder, Julien & Jones, Karen & Waite, Felicity & Freeman, Daniel & Fitzpatrick, Ray. (2020). Estimating EQ-5D utilities based on the Short-Form Long Term Conditions Questionnaire (LTCQ-8). Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 18. 10.1186/s12955-020-01506-w.


Rocks, Stephen & Fazel, Mina & Tsiachristas, Apostolos. (2020). Impact of transforming mental health services for young people in England on patient access, resource use and health: a quasi-experimental study. BMJ Open. 10. e034067. 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034067.


Rocks, Stephen & Glogowska, Margaret & Stepney, Melissa & Tsiachristas, Apostolos & Fazel, Mina. (2020). Introducing a single point of access (SPA) to child and adolescent mental health services in England: a mixed-methods observational study. BMC Health Services Research. 20. 10.1186/s12913-020-05463-4


Rocks, Stephen & Fazel, Mina & Tsiachristas, Apostolos. (2019). Variation in spend on young mental health across Clinical Commissioning Groups in England: a cross-sectional observational study. BMJ Open. 9. e030011. 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030011.


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