Martina joined the Health Foundation in May 2017 as Policy and Engagement Manager.
Martina spent 10 years working in policy roles for patient organisations, most recently at Alzheimer’s Society and before that at Rethink Mental Illness.
Martina is a trained psychodynamic counsellor and did her MA dissertation on counsellor’s perspectives on talking therapies policy.
- Dementia 2015: Aiming Higher to Transform Lives - A policy report for the Alzheimer’s Society providing a summary of the key issues affecting people with dementia in England in 2015, using the Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia as a reference point for progress.
- Dementia 2013: The Hidden Voice of Loneliness - A policy report for the Alzheimer’s Society including a specialist section on people with dementia living alone
- My Life Until the End: Dying well with dementia