Dr Nick Goodwin
Nick is a social scientist, academic and policy analyst with a specialist interest in investigating the organisation and management of primary, community and integrated care. Nick is co-Founder and CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), a not-for-profit membership-based foundation dedicated to improving the science knowledge and application of integrate care across the World and is Editor-in-Chief of its scientific periodical the International Journal of Integrated Care. Nick also works as a Senior Associate at The King’s Fund, London supporting its programme of research and analysis for improving and integrating care to older people and those with long-term conditions (LTCs).
In addition to his role in leading and developing the various work programmes at IFIC, Nick continues to be very active in research, development and support for integrated care at both a political and practical level. Nick’s current portfolio of work includes UK, US and European-based case-study research examining the development and impact of integrated care to people with complex and long-term health problems. Nick continues to work with the UK government to support its policies on integrated care, including the evaluation of its health and social care integration pioneer programme. Nick supports international commitments to the application of integrated care within the European Union as part of the research team Project INTEGRATE and the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. Nick is leading work for the World Health Organisation to support the development of a Global Strategy to develop person-centred and integrated care.