Professor Catherine Needham is Professor of Public Policy and Public Management in the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on social care markets, personalisation, co-production and workforce change. She is leading projects for the Department of Health on Market-shaping and on Personalisation, Choice and Control. Her most recent book is What Size is Good Care? Policy Press, 2017.
Catherine is the lead for Comparing UK Care Systems: prospects, developments and differentiation in the 4 UK nations. To better understand the factors which support sustainable care, this work package compares care systems in the UK’s 4 nations.