Kate Jackson is a HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist and Professional Advisor to the Ageing Well Programme team at NHS England and Improvement.
She qualified from St Martins College, Lancaster (formally Lancaster University) in 1998. She has spent her 20-year career working in community and acute services on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire where she was born and still lives.
Kate worked as a Commissioner for Intermediate Care and Therapy services at NHS Blackpool CCG in 2013 until 2018 where she was part of the team to develop Integrated Neighbourhood teams.
Her position at NHS England has seen her work regionally as a Senior Implementation Manager as part of the national Hospital to Home team on the REACH (Realising every Asset of Community Healthcare) programme and now in 2019 as Professional Advisor to the Ageing Well programme. Kate is married with two children, two stepchildren and a granddaughter.