Posts by Professor Alf Collins

Alf Collins

Professor Alf Collins is NHS England’s Clinical Director, Personalised Care Group.

He was a community consultant in pain management and in parallel worked for a decade with the Health Foundation. 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’.