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Jocelyn Cornwell



Jocelyn is the founder of The Point of Care Foundation and was its Chief Executive from its inception until 2020. Jocelyn still works with the Foundation as an Associate.

Jocelyn founded The Point of Care programme at The King’s Fund in 2007. She originally trained as a medical sociologist and ethnographer and is the author of “Hard-Earned Lives: accounts of health and illness from East London” (1984).

She has worked in academic research, as a senior manager in NHS community health services and in health regulation, first at the Audit Commission and then at the Commission for Health Improvement (CHI) where she was responsible for the design of clinical governance review methods.

Jocelyn is a trustee of the Nuffield Trust.