Professor Alf Collins is NHS England’s Clinical Director, Personalised Care Group.
He is a doctor, commissioner, researcher and national policy advisor in person-centred care.
He has researched and published widely on self-management support, shared decision making, care planning, co-production, patient activation and patient engagement.
He has worked with others to develop a number of measures of person-centred care, including the ‘clinician support for patient activation measure’.
He has a visiting professorship in person-centred care from Coventry University and Honorary Fellowships at the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Professor Alf Collins