Bob Hudson

Professor in the Centre for Health Services Studies
University of Kent



Bob is a visiting professor in the Centre for Health Service Studies, University of Kent. He has a long academic career in teaching, research and consultancy.

He has held previous academic posts at New College Durham and the Universities of Leeds, Durham, Birmingham and Glasgow as well as a spell as a visiting fellowship at the King’s Fund Institute. He has undertaken work for central government departments and agencies in England, Scotland and Wales, as well as many regional and local NHS and local government authorities. Bob has also served as a special advisor to the House of Commons Education Select Committee.

Bob has written widely for the Guardian, professional magazines and other blogs. His latest book - Clients, Consumers or Citizens: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care - will be published by Policy Press in 2021. His research interests and expertise include UK public policy, especially health and social care; policy implementation; inter-agency partnership working; inter-professional team working; and markets in adult social care.

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