David Rowland

13 - 14 July 2020
Manchester Central


  David Rowland

David Rowland

, , Centre for Health and the Public Interest , Director

David Rowland is the first director of the Centre for Health and the Public Interest. Prior to this, he played a key role within healthcare professional regulation in the UK as the head of policy at three national regulators (The General Social Care Council, The General Dental Council and The General Optical Council) and has developed significant expertise in social care policy, NHS workforce issues, regulation, safeguarding, whistleblowing and patient safety. 

Prior to working in healthcare regulation, David was a research fellow at the School of Public Policy, University College London, where he undertook research on the private finance initiative and social care markets.  

He also worked on a series of Nuffield Trust funded projects which examined EU health policy, the central management of the NHS and communicable disease control administration. 

He has recently been responsible, with Colin Leys, for leading the centre’s work on patient safety in private hospitals and with Vivek Kotecha on the private finance Initiative. 

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