Lucinda Allen Policy Officer

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Lucinda is a Policy Officer at the Health Foundation.

Lucinda joined the Health Foundation in October 2018.

Prior to the Health Foundation, Lucinda has worked at Action Against Hunger UK, the refugee/migrant women’s charity EWEG, and assisting with research for the development NGO platform CONCORD Europe.

She has an MSc in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford, and a BA in French and Spanish from the University of Southampton.

Latest articles

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The NHS Long Term Plan and COVID-19

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Our assessment of progress against the main pledges in the NHS Long Term Plan and the impact of...

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Mind the gaps: adult social care workforce policy during the pandemic

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Has national support for adult social care staff in England during the pandemic been adequate?...

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Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England

Briefing

Our analysis of the national government policy response for social care after the first wave of the...

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Sunak was silent on social care when action is needed now

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The Budget continued a pattern of minimal short-term social care funding and nothing about longer...

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COVID-19 policy tracker 2020

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A timeline of the national policy and health system responses to COVID-19 in England in 2020.

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How is COVID-19 impacting people working in adult social care?

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We bring together emerging evidence of the pandemic’s impact so far on a workforce that has for too...

REAL Centre

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Should the government rethink its immigration policy for social care?

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Lucinda Allen and Tim Gardner discuss new polling that shows strong public support for an...

Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the policy response in England so far

Briefing

Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.

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Looking at the evidence on the immigration health surcharge

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Lucinda Allen looks into the immigration health surcharge and argues any government review should...

Analysis

Social care for adults aged 18–64

Analysis

This analysis explores the needs of younger adults (aged 18–64) in the social care system in...

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Immigration and the NHS: the evidence

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Existing research tells us that international migration is good for the NHS, say Hugh Alderwick and...

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Promises, promises: reflecting on past election pledges

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Lucinda Allen considers what happens to manifesto pledges once the ballot papers have been counted.

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The NHS this winter: looking beneath the national view

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Lucinda Allen delves beneath the national picture to explore how local health systems in England...

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