Tom Hardie Improvement Fellow

Improvement team

Tom joined the Health Foundation in April 2018 as Improvement Fellow.

Tom joined the Health Foundation from NHS England where he was Clinical Policy and Strategy Team Manager, covering maternity and women’s health.

Tom was previously Communications and Engagement Lead for the National Maternity Review. He has held a number of other policy and project management roles at NHS England and the Department of Health.

Prior to this, Tom worked for Minority Rights Group International, Hackney Community Law Centre and Intiwawa, a children’s charity in Peru. Tom received a distinction in his master’s degree in Law from SOAS, University of London, where he specialised in human rights.


Latest articles


A complex patchwork of programmes


The Health Foundation’s Improvement team share some findings from their mapping of the health care...

Research report

Switched on

Research report

Analysis exploring the opportunities for automation and AI in health care and the challenges of...


Patients and machines: does technology help or hinder empathy and person-centred care?


Tim Horton and Tom Hardie explore empathy and person-centredness in the context of technology and AI...


Towards a greener NHS?


Tom Hardie explores health implications of climate change and explores how NHS can work towards net...

Newsletter blog

Making new technologies work for everyone

Newsletter blog

While automation has been with us since the Industrial Revolution, recent advances in artificial...


Joined-up care in action


The work of Pathway shows how services can be brought together to help homeless people with complex...

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