Richard Humphries, The Kings Fund – Audio Podcast 15

Welcome to our fifteenth Podcast, we hope you enjoy the show!

The DSC Team

This week’s show features an interview with Richard Humphies, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund.

Richard joined The King’s Fund in 2009 to lead on social care and work across the NHS and local government. He is a recognised national commentator and writer on social care reform, the funding of long-term care and the integration of health and social care. With a professional background is social work he has worked in a variety of roles, including as a director of social services and health authority chief executive and senior roles in the Department of Health. Richard is a columnist for the Local Government Chronicle and a non-executive director of Housing21.

The Kings Fund has an international reputation shaping policy and practice through research and analysis; promoting understanding of the health and social care system; and bringing people together to learn, share knowledge and debate.working to improve health and health care in England.

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Mentioned in the show

National Children and Adults Conference 2012

Interested in social policy/health policy and social care but mostly social justice.

Community Catalysts
Social enterprise working to harness the talents of people & communities to provide high quality small scale, local care & support services.
Harrogate, UK

Buy Back Time
For when there are not enough hours in the day. Let us help with cleaning, ironing, shopping, errand running, organising trusted local tradesmen and much more

Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects.

Healthy Leeds – Health and Wellbeing Board

Occupational therapist. I talk about health, mental health recovery, disability, social justice, busy organising
Leeds, West Yorkshire

Paul Hodgkin
Founding member of what is now the great Patient Opinion team. Too many ideas before breakfast but at least some always make it through to teatime. Ex GP
Sheffield, London UK

Patient Opinion
Share the story of your care and help make health care better. Every voice matters!

Gemma Finnegan
Wearer of many hats. Interests: Human Rights, Health, Social Media, #OpenData, Adult Education, Co-production, Absurdity. Celt. My opinion (not always) @nhssm

Wispa Limited
Determined to achieve a 100Mbps+ minimum standard for broadband in the UK and wearing the badge to prove it


Gill Phillips
Passionate about personalisation in health & social care. Creator of Whose Shoes? – an imaginative tool helping people work together to improve lives.

Alan Rosenbach
Special Policy Lead to CEO @CareQualityComm all views are of course mine not those of CQC. I tweet football and politics too

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