Head of Health and Social Care
Robert is an award-winning healthcare policy specialist. He joined Policy Exchange in 2020 following seven years in consultancy where Robert advised private and third sector organisations across a range of issues including NHS estates, vaccinations, dementia, and genomics. He has degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Exeter.
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by Robert Ede | May 6, 2021Related Content One in ten people in England are now waiting for a routine procedure in the NHS (often described as elective or planned care). For many of these people, the wait will number several months or years. And the total number of people waiting will grow...
by Robert Ede | Jan 26, 2021Related Content Assessing the initial phase of the vaccine rollout We are now into the eighth week of the national vaccine rollout. The programme has in many ways already been hugely successful with 6.5 million people, more than one in ten adults in the UK, receiving...
by Robert Ede | Mar 22, 2021Related Content Almost exactly a year ago, on 16 March 2020, a group of scientists submitted a proposal to the UK Government outlining the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK) plan to deliver large scale and rapid virus sequencing capability. Fast forward to the...
by Robert Ede | Feb 9, 2021Related Content The forthcoming white paper should be cautiously welcomed. While not perfect, these proposals to enhance political accountability are long overdue, writes Robert Ede. On first impression, a government white paper on legislative reform may appear...
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RT @bswud The Government actually has some clever win-win ideas that I expect to see in its Planning Bill out later this year. If it focuses on the best bits, it can win back seats like Chesham & Amersham. policyexchange.org.u…
📺 In Parliament this week, Shadow Minister @KerryMP asks about @Policy_Exchange recommendations for a California-style Zero Emission Vehicle mandate. Minister @redditchrachel says it is under discussion inside Government. You can also read the full report & summary here 👇
2/2 Following our recent webinar w/ hospital staff which explored how their insights could transform hospitals, panellists @Emmaboxer4, Dr Mark Butler, Anne Lumb & @kendal_moran have co-authored a piece in @bmj_latest making the case for crowdsourcing. blogs.bmj.com/bmj/20…
1/2 Just 2⃣4⃣ hours to go until the deadline for first round entries to the 2021 Wolfson Economics Prize. policyexchange.org.u…