APC 2023 Prof Nick Goodwin

11th September – 13 September 2023

Professor Nick Goodwin

Wednesday 13th September
Plenary 8- Service Models: Innovations and Controversies

Why integrated care matters: improving care experiences and outcomes for people living with mental illness.

Director, Central Coast Research Institute, College of Health Medicine and Wellbeing, University of Newcastle, NSW & Central Coast Local Health District, NSW, Australia
Director of Research, Central Coast Local Health District, NSW, Australia
Co-Founder, International Foundation for Integrated Care

Nick Goodwin is Professor and Director of the Central Coast Research Institute (CCRI) for Integrated Care – a joint venture between the University of Newcastle and Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD). The CCRI’s purpose is to undertake translational research and education into the development and delivery of new models of integrated care that improve people’s health and wellbeing.

Nick has worked for the past 25 years in the field of health services research, management and policy in both the University and Third Sector. He led The King’s Fund’s strategy on integrated care (2007-2013) and, from 2011-19, was co-founder and CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) and its open-access scientific periodical the International Journal of Integrated Care of which Nick remains Editor-in-Chief.

Nick has worked as a consultant on integrated care policy and practice across more than 25 countries worldwide, editing the WHO’s Global Framework on People-Centered and Integrated Health Services that was ratified by the World Health Assembly. In January 2016, Nick received the Avedis Donabedian International Award for his contribution to Healthcare Excellence.