Policy and strategy

The goal of my work on healthcare policy and strategy is to ensure that practice shapes policy, engaging at every step the people who receive and deliver care. Current and recent projects include:

  • WHO European Advisory Committee on Health Research, rapporteur, 2012-present.
  • Policy advisor, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health, UK, 2012-present.
  • Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: volunteer peer support venture, funded by Cabinet Office, 2013-2014.
  • British Ambassador to Mongolia: developing health sector partnerships, 2012-present.
  • NHS London region: action learning sets for nurses on clinical commissioning groups, 2013- 2014.
  • GateHouse Learning and Development: running short development programmes on political competence for doctors, on innovation for health scientists and on improving Emergency Department performance, 2012-2013.
  • EU/WHO Mobility Project: nursing and midwifery in Moldova, 2013.
  • Policy document for the Royal College of Midwives on high quality midwifery care, 2013.
  • Government chief nurses’ programme, European region, World Health Organization, 2011-2013.
  • Willis Commission on Nursing Education, 2012, www.williscommission.org.uk
  • Policy advisor, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health, UK, 2012-present.
  • Patient Experience Strategy, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, 2012.
  • Prime Minister's Commission on the Future of Nursing and Midwifery in England, 2009-2010.