Helen is a Fellow in Health Policy at the Nuffield Trust. She has specialised in understanding NHS structural and system reform, regulatory policy and commissioning.
Prior to joining the Trust, Helen led the regulatory policy programme at the Foundation Trust Network, designing and implementing projects to assess the impact of new regulatory systems on NHS providers. She has also worked on commissioning and primary care policy at the NHS Confederation. Previously, she was a journalist at specialist public sector titles such as Health Service Journal, Local Government Chronicle and Pulse.
Helen has studied qualitative and quantitative research methods and has an MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy from the University of Birmingham.
Helen left the Trust in February 2018.