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Tim Gardner

Senior Policy Fellow, The Health Foundation

Tim works in the policy team at the Health Fooundation, analysing, understanding and informing which works to analyse, national policies on health and social care in England. His twitter profile says he also likes to cycle and eat cake.

Before joining the Health Foundation, Tim spent over ten years at the Department of Health and Social Care working on policy and legislation in a variety of roles. This included work on NHS strategy, health and social care integration and the Government's response to the Francis Inquiry into failings in care at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust in th eyears up to 2009.. Prior to that, he worked on NHS performance across a range of areas including primary care, cancer and mental health. He was also Secretary to the Departmental and NHS Management Boards and an Assistant Private Secretary to the Chief Medical Officer.
Tim has also spent time at NHS England and NHS Improvement, as well three years working on children's social care policy at the Department for Education. He has an MSc in Health Policy from Imperial College London.

What's the prescription for the NHS?

Oct. 5, 2022

Something has to change at the NHS, but what? We talk to Tim Gardner at the Health Foundation.

Guest: Tim Gardner