Grace Everest Policy Fellow

Policy team

Grace joined the Health Foundation in August 2018 and is now a Policy Fellow in the Policy team.

Grace is a Policy Fellow and provides dedicated research, analysis, and other support directly to the chief executive. She joined the Health Foundation in 2018 as an External Affairs Manager, leading on public affairs for our Healthy Lives team, before moving to the Policy team in 2020.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Grace worked at the public affairs agency Four Communications, delivering health policy analysis and public affairs strategy for private sector organisations. Before that she worked at Principle Consulting, supporting a number of charities – including The Hepatitis C Trust and the Nurture Group Network – with policy development and campaigns strategy.

Grace has an MSc in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics and graduated with the Titmuss prize for outstanding performance.

Latest articles


Addressing the leading risk factors for ill health


This report summarises recent trends related to smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity and harmful...

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How could the Health and Care Bill strengthen action on health inequalities?

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The NHS has an important role in narrowing health inequalities, but progress has been slow and the...


The NHS Long Term Plan and COVID-19


Our assessment of progress against the main pledges in the NHS Long Term Plan and the impact of...


The government’s levelling up agenda


What does ‘levelling up’ mean, and why should health be centre stage in plans to do so?

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Will COVID-19 be a watershed moment for health inequalities?

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the wider governmental and societal response, have brought...


Creating healthy lives


This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment...

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