Patrick joined The King’s Fund in February 2016. He will be working closely with Nuffield Trust on the sustainability of social care services and the impact of spending reductions on older people and their carers.
Before joining the Fund, Patrick was Practice Development Manager (Policy) at the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), where he led on Care Act implementation and wrote SCIE’s guide to commissioning advocacy under the legislation. Most recently he led SCIE’s Policy Challenge Fund work in collaboration with the Health Foundation, the Institute for Government and PPL. Previously, Patrick worked as a health and social care commissioner in Newham.