Professor Mark Exworthy
Director of the CPSP
Mark is Professor of Health Policy and Management in the School of Management at Royal Holloway. Mark is Director of CPSO and Deputy Director of the Institute for Leadership and Management in Health. Mark has previously held a Harkness Fellowship in health-care policy at the University of California San Francisco and funded by the Commonwealth Fund of New York. He has also held research positions at Oxford Brookes University, University College London, London School of Economics and Southampton University.
His interests focus on health policy and management and his research has included decentralisation, professionalism, primary health-care, policy relating health inequalities and international comparisons.
Current and recent research has been funded by the ESRC, the NHS R&D programme (service, delivery and organisation), the Nuffield Trust, and the Commonwealth Fund of New York.
Recent published work includes:
- Exworthy, M. and Freeman, R. (2009) `The United Kingdom: health policy learning in the NHS.’ Chapter 6 (pp.153-179) in Marmor T.R., Freeman R. and Okma, K.G.H. (eds) Comparative studies and the politics of modern medical care. New Haven, CT; Yale University
- Greener, I., Exworthy, M. Peckham, S. and Powell, M. (2009) 'Has Labour decentralised the NHS? Terminological obfuscation and analytical confusion.' Policy Studies, 30, 4, pp. 439-454. Free copy available at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g913704388
- Exworthy, M. and Frosini, F. (2008) `Room to manoeuvre? Explaining local autonomy in the English National Health Service.’ Health Policy, 81, 2-3, pp.204-212
- Peckham, S., Exworthy, M., Powell, M. and Greener, I. (2008) `Decentralizing health services in the UK: a new conceptual framework.’ Public Administration, 86, 2, pp.559-580
- Exworthy, M. (2008) `Policy to tackle the social determinants of health: using conceptual models to understand the policy process.’ Health Policy and Planning, 23, pp.318-327
- Exworthy, M. and Washington, AE. (2006) `Organisational strategies to tackle health-care disparities in the US.’ Health Services Management Research, 19, pp.44- 51
- Exworthy, M., Bindman, A. and Davies, HTO. and Washington, AE. (2006) `Evidence into policy and practice? Measuring the progress of policies to tackle health disparities and inequalities in the US and UK.’ Milbank Quarterly, 84, 1, pp.75- 109
- Exworthy, M. and Peckham, S. (2006) `Access, choice and travel: the implications for health policy.’ Social Policy and Administration, 40, 3, June, pp.267- 287
- Peckham, S., Exworthy, M., Greener, I. and Powell, M. (2005) `Decentralising health services: more local accountability or just more central control?’ Public Money and Management, August 2005, pp.221-228
- Exworthy, M. and Powell, M. (2004) `Big windows and little windows: implementation on the congested state.' Public Administration, 82, 2, pp.263-281
- Exworthy, M. and Scott, T. (2004) Evidence ideas: the human touch.' Health Service Journal, 4 Nov 2004, pp.18-19
- Peckham, S., Exworthy, M., Greener, I. and Powell, M. (2005) `Decentralising health services: more local accountability or just more central control?' Public Money and Management, Aug 2005, pp.221-228
- Peckham, S., Exworthy, M., Powell, M. and Greener, I. (2005) Decentralisation, centralisation and devolution in publicly funded health services: decentralisation as an organisational model for health-care in England. Report to the NHS NCC-SDO research and development programme. Available at: ttp://www.sdo.lshtm.ac.uk