Director; Health Services Research UK, England
Cat Chatfield is the Director of Health Services Research UK, a membership charity which represents the collective voice of health service and improvement researchers, based at the Nuffield Trust think tank in London. Prior to joining HSR UK, Cat was a clinical editor at The BMJ, with varied roles including Head of Education and Research Integrity Editor. Cat started at The BMJ as their quality improvement editor, leading the creation of a series of articles on the science of improvement in collaboration with the Health Foundation. She led The BMJ’s work to support clinician wellbeing during the pandemic, including co-hosting The BMJ’s wellbeing podcast. She trained as a doctor in Brighton and London, was a Darzi clinical leadership fellow, and practised as a GP before moving to work at the BMJ.