Social care expert advisory group appointed

The appointments follow a public expression of interest process, which called for social care experts from the sector, academia and the third sector.

The appointees are:

  • Dr Franca van Hooren
  • Dr Rhidian Hughes
  • Professor Jill Manthorpe
  • Vic Rayner, OBE

The Chair of the MAC, Professor Brian Bell, said:

I am delighted that such an esteemed group of experts has agreed to advise the MAC on the social care commission. Their insight and experience will be vital in our work.

The experts have been appointed in an individual capacity to provide support across the MAC’s work on the social care commission, until we report our findings in April 2022.

Their work will include:

  • peer reviewing analysis plans
  • advising on terminology and approaches to primary research
  • supporting the development of recommendations
  • reviewing the MAC’s final report

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