Ruth Robertson

Fellow, Policy

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.

Selected work

GPs in charge?
12 Jul 2016 | Publication
How has the unprecedented slowdown in NHS funding growth since 2010 affected patients?
31 Mar 2016 | Article
Public satisfaction with the NHS and health care
9 Feb 2016 | Article
A review for the Department of Health
12 Oct 2015 | Article
8 Jul 2015 | Multimedia
The role of changes in clinical practice
7 Jul 2015 | Publication
23 Apr 2015 | Article
Public satisfaction with the NHS and health care
29 Jan 2015 | Article
The changing role of CCGs in general practice
26 Jan 2015 | Publication
Findings from six case studies
22 Oct 2014 | Publication
How patients choose and how providers respond
3 Jun 2010 | Publication
Early results of a patient survey
4 Nov 2009 | Publication
Kicking Bad Habits final report
8 Dec 2008 | Publication
Reinvigorate, replace or abandon?
20 Nov 2008 | Publication
4 May 2008 | Article
29 Jan 2008 | Publication