Oliver Smithson Programme Manager

Improvement team

Oli joined the Health Foundation in October 2017 and is now a Programme Manager in the Improvement team.

Before joining the Health Foundation, Oli worked as a support worker for adults with disabilities at a residential care home in Gloucestershire.

Oli has a Master’s degree in pharmacology and molecular neuroscience from University College London.

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Medication without harm: A challenge for social care as well as the NHS

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