Ruth returned to The King’s Fund in September 2013, after three years spent researching health insurance coverage issues at the Commonwealth Fund in New York. Her current work includes a national evaluation of clinical commissioning groups, undertaken jointly with the Nuffield Trust, and research support for the Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England.
Ruth previously worked at The King’s Fund from 2006 to 2010, completing national evaluations of two of Labour’s major health system reforms: practice based commissioning and patient choice policy. She was previously an analyst at the Healthcare Commission (the predecessor to the Care Quality Commission) and holds an M.Sc. in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics.