Professor Gerald Wistow

Visiting Professor

g.wistow@lse.ac.uk
020 7955 6238

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Research Interests

Gerald Wistow is Visiting Professor in Social Policy at the London School of Economics.

He has previously been Co-director of the Centre for Social Policy Research at Loughborough University, Director of the Nuffield Institute for Health at Leeds University, Chair of a Primary Care Trust and was, for ten years, a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Health Committee. He has published extensively on a wide range of health and social care issues.

In recent years, he has served as the scientific adviser to the Department of Health's Individual Budgets pilot programme (2005-08), was the scientific adviser to the Department of Health's Demonstration Programme for the Common Assessment Framework for Adults, advised the Cabinet Office on the proposals for personal budgets in the NHS and was seconded to the DH team working on integration policy. He has also advised the States of Jersey Scrutiny Committee on Health, the Audit Commission on integrated commissioning, and the Department of Health on the preparation of Green and White Papers. He chaired the Advisory Board for the Turning Point Centre of Excellence for Connected Care.

His current academic work includes evaluations of the Integrated Care and Support Pioneer Programme and the North West London Whole System Integrated Care initiative. He is also contributing to studies of the economic case for community capacity building, an EU programme on the role of the third sector in social innovation, and the impact of spending constraints on adult social care.

Gerald Wistow's Publications

Journal Articles

Journal Article

Costs and economic consequences of a help-at-home scheme for older people in England (2017)

Bauer A, Knapp M, Wistow G, Perkins M, King D, Iemmi V

Health and Social Care in the Community 25, 2, 780-789

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Journal Article

Circles of Support and personalization: Exploring the economic case (2016)

Wistow G, Perkins M, Knapp M, Bauer A, Bonin E

Journal of Intellectual Disabilities 20, 2, 194-207

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Journal Article

Investing in advocacy for parents with learning disabilities: what is the economic argument? (2015)

Bauer A, Wistow G, Dixon J, Knapp M

British Journal of Learning Disabilities 43, 1, 66-74

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Journal Article

Reducing emergency bed-days for older people? Network governance lessons from the ‘Improving the Future for Older People’ Programme (2014)

Sheaff R, Windle K, Wistow G, Ashby S, Beech R, Dickinson A, Henderson C, Knapp M

Social Science and Medicine 106, 59-66

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Journal Article

Does integrated governance lead to integrated patient care? Findings from the Innovation Forum (2013)

Beech R, Henderson C, Ashby S, Dickinson A, Sheaff R, Windle K, Wistow G, Knapp M

Health and Social Care in the Community 21, 6, 598-605

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Journal Article

Integration: work still in progress (2012)

Wistow G, Dickinson H

Journal of Health Organization and Management 26, 6, 676-684

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Journal Article

Still a fine mess? Local government and the NHS 1962 to 2012 (2012)

Wistow G

Journal of Integrated Care 20, 2, 101-114

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Journal Article

Integration and the NHS reforms (2011)

Wistow G

Journal of Integrated Care 19, 4, 5-13

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Anticipating the New Health Act: Messages from the Innovation Forum (2010)

Wistow G, Henderson C

Journal of Integrated Care 18, 5, 4-14

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Journal Article

Competition in the mixed economy of care (1996)

Forder J, Knapp M, Wistow G

Journal of Social Policy 25, 2, 201-222

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Journal Article

Social care markets in England: early postreform experiences (1996)

Knapp M, Wistow G

Social Service Review , 355-377

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Journal Article

Competition in the English mixed economy of care (1996)

Forder J, Knapp M, Wistow G

Journal of Social Policy 25, 2, 201-221

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Journal Article

Countdown to community care. Smart moves (1992)

Knapp M, Wistow G, Jones N

The Health Service Journal 102, 5326, 28-30

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Journal Article

From providing to enabling: local authorities and the mixed economy of social care (1992)

Wistow G, Knapp M, Hardy B, Allen C

Public Administration 70, 1, 25-45

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Books

Book

Social Care Markets: Progress and Prospects (1996)

Wistow G, Knapp M, Hardy B, Forder J, Kendall J, Manning R

Open University Press

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Book

Social Care in a Mixed Economy (1994)

Wistow G, Knapp M, Hardy B, Allen C

Open University Press

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Book Sections

Book Section

The impact of the POPP programme on changes in individual service use (2010)

Windle K, Wagland R, Forder J, D'Amico F, Janssen J, Wistow G

Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent

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Book Section

Il mercato nei servizi assistenziali: analisi economica della riforma assistenziale in Inghilterra (1999)

Forder J, Knapp M, Wistow G

Centro Studi Erickson

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Book Section

Developing the mixed economy of care: market failure, commissioning success? (1996)

Wistow G, Knapp M

Association of Directors of Social Services

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Book Section

Markets for social care: opportunities, barriers and implications (1994)

Knapp M, Wistow G, Forder J, Hardy B

SAUS

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