Blogs and Links


A Selection of Catherine’s Guest Blogs and Articles

With Peter Littlejohns and other colleagues from KCL and UCL, Catherine co-authored Challenges for the new Cancer Drugs Fund, published in The Lancet Oncology (March 2016).

Following a workshop at the Brocher Foundation in Geneva, Patterns of public participation:  Opportunity, structures and mobilization from a cross-national perspective (Journal of Health Organization and Management) summarizes data from 12 countries linking their differences to institutional features of the countries concerned. In collaboration with Sophie Staniszewska, Catherine presented NHS Citizen as a case study of participation from the UK.

Catherine was invited by the Faculty of Public Health to blog about health inequalities and prioritisation in health, following the Nuffield Trust’s panel debate Is a ‘Postcode Lottery’ in Health Ever Justified?

As a member of the KCL/UCL Social Values and Priority Setting group, Catherine co-signed an open letter to NICE regarding the review of their Social Values Judgements guidance which underpins their decision-making processes.

Fuel Poverty Can Keep Climate Change on the Agenda for Health
A special feature article in Public Health Today (p.14) examining the implications of the new leadership role for local authorities (March 2013).

Leaner and Greener Health and Social Care
Guest blog for think tank LGiU on the importance of social care and local authority engagement with the NHS Sustainable Development Unit’s new strategy (February 2013).

Climate Harm Reduction
Service users with substance misuse and mental health problems take action on the environment, providing peer support to stay safe and well in severe weather (SDScene, January 2013).

First Do No Harm? The Ethics of Sustainable Health and Social Care (SDScene, January 2012).

Think Global, Act Personal: Sustainable Development and the Future of Social Care (SDScene, March 2012).

Uscreates blogging about design, innovation and social value.

Robertsbridge partners sharing their views on sustainability.

Richard Sved’s thoughts on charity fundraising and strategy.

Sheffield’s Director of Public Health Greg Fell reflecting on public health practice.

Mark Gamsu’s Local Democracy and Health blog on reducing health inequalities, citizen action and the wider determinants of health.

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation researching and campaigning on climate change, social justice and communities.

Sustainable Development Unit’s news and updates from the NHS, public health and social care.