Rachael Addicott

Head of Research, Policy

Rachael has worked at The King's Fund since 2007, first as a senior research fellow and now as head of research. Her areas of interest include system reform and models of governance and accountability in UK health care, including work on regulation, integrated care and contracting.

Rachael was a 2011–12 UK Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice at the School of Public Health, University of California – examining collaborative governance, shared risk and accountability through accountable care organisations. Previously, she was a lecturer in public sector management at the University of London, and before moving to the United Kingdom, she worked in the Department of Health in Melbourne, Australia. Rachael holds a PhD in organisational behaviour from Imperial College, London.

Rachael is currently on maternity leave.

Selected work

Ten priorities for commissioners
19 Jun 2015 | Article
29 Apr 2015 | Publication
Testing, evaluating and learning what works
27 Mar 2014 | Publication
Making the case for family care networks
19 Feb 2014 | Publication
Strengthening partnerships between the NHS and the voluntary sector
1 Jul 2013 | Publication
Implications of the government's reform programme
1 Jun 2011 | Publication
29 Apr 2010 | Blog