Healthy Ageing: The Grand Challenge
- 08:30 - 16:45
- Manchester Conference Centre
Ruthe Isden works for Age UK, the country’s largest charity working on behalf of people in later life, as the Head of Health Influencing leading the organisation’s policy and external advocacy work on health and social care.
In addition to her role within Age UK, Ruthe works with a range of external bodies and independent initiatives including the Malnutrition Task Force and the Richmond Group of Charities and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Nursing Older People.
Ruthe joined the organisation as the Health and Social Care Programme Manager in 2010 having previously worked within Parliament as a senior policy advisor before moving on to lead the policy secretariat at the British Dental Association.
Ruthe’s policy interests include health and social care integration, public service reform in the context of an ageing population and improving patient experience.