Jonathon Holmes

Policy Adviser

Jonathon joined The King's Fund in August 2019 as policy adviser. He sits within the responsive policy team and his work at the Fund is primarily external facing, looking to understand and identify key areas of policy that the Fund’s insight can help shape and influence.

Jonathon previously worked at Healthwatch England, where he led their work on social care, analysing public attitudes towards and understanding of the social care system in England. He also conducted focused policy work on hospital readmissions, dementia care, patient feedback and unpaid carer’s experiences of support services. Prior to this he held policy roles in the voluntary sector and the care provider sector.

Long read

The Comprehensive Spending Review – what more for health and care spending?

The Comprehensive Spending Review details the government’s plans for public spending over the coming years. It will clarify which areas of the health and care budget have not yet been addressed by recent funding announcements around the NHS and for social care reform. Here, we set out the challenges and consider steps the government could take to address them.