Tim Gardner Senior Policy Fellow

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Tim Gardner joined the Health Foundation in October 2014 as a Senior Policy Fellow.

Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Tim spent ten years at the Department of Health working on policy and legislation in a variety of roles. Most recently, Tim was a Senior Policy Advisor in the NHS Strategy and Delivery Unit where he advised on a range of projects including the Dalton review, the Better Care Fund and the Government response to the Francis Inquiry.

Prior to that, Tim worked on a range of areas including primary care, cancer and mental health as an NHS performance manager in the Department’s Recovery and Support Unit. He was Secretary to the NHS Management Board and a Assistant Private Secretary to the Chief Medical Officer, and also spent three years at the Department for Education advising on policy on children’s services.

Tim has an MSc in Health Policy from Imperial College London.

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