Joe Home Clinical Fellow

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Joe Home joined the Health Foundation August 2021 as a Clinical Fellow, seconded via the National Medical Directors Fellow Programme.

Joe works with the Insight and Analysis team in Improvement, where he focusses on enabling improvement within health and care settings through integration of digital technologies and management practices. He provides particular expertise on integration into frontline services and human factors.

By background, Joe is a junior doctor and with an interest in healthcare policy, public health and systems leadership. Joe completed his undergraduate studies at Peninsula Medical School, during which time he undertook a master’s degree in Medical Law and Healthcare Ethics, at the University of Manchester’s School of Law. On leaving university, Joe worked clinically at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, alongside holding a number of regional and national leadership & trade union roles, before taking a leadership role in the trust where he led junior doctor workforce engagement and transformation. Following his work on innovation and change within these roles, Joe was appointed to NHS England’s Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.

Joe remains involved in academia, holding an honorary research fellowship at the University of Salford School of Health and Society, where his research focuses on clinical leadership and violence against women and girls. Additionally, he is currently studying toward a Master of Business Administration at the Alliance Manchester Business School.

Junior Doctors as Senior Clinical Leaders, BMJ Leader -

Ten minutes with Dr Joseph Home, Medical Directors Leadership Fellow at Pennine Acute NHS Trust, BMJ Leader -

A review of the law surrounding female genital mutilation protection orders, British Journal of Midwifery -

Widespread concerns still exist in relation to discrimination towards women and girls and FGM, Archives of Disease in Childhood -

The time is right to introduce an independent commissioner, British Journal of Midwifery -

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