Health Services Research UK
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. She is also Editor in Chief of the National Institute for Health and Social Care Research (NIHR) Journals Library. Previously 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 full time at BMJ.