Lucy Hocking

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Senior Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Sc. in child public health, Swansea University; B.Sc. in biomedical science, University of Reading

Media Resources

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Overview

Lucy Hocking is a senior analyst at RAND Europe with experience in healthcare quality improvement and health services research for a variety of health-related areas, such as infectious diseases and mental health, public health. These research studies were commissioned by a range of clients, including UK government bodies (e.g. the UK Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and BEIS), the Health Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, CRUK and various EU institutions (e.g. ECDC, DG SANTE).

Hocking has contributed to and led a range of quantitative and qualitative research approaches, including, for example, semi-structured interviews with a range of different stakeholders in the healthcare system, desk research/document reviews, workshops and focus groups, evaluations, logic model/theory of change development and surveys. She has an M.Sc. in child public health from Swansea University and a B.Sc. (Hons) in biomedical science from the University of Reading.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of Women's Health Hubs
  • Early Evaluation of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Trailblazer Programme
  • Wellbeing Impact Study of HS2
  • Homeless Children and Young People: A Review of Interventions Supporting Access to Healthcare Services
  • Poor indoor climate, its impact on child health, and the wider societal costs

Selected Publications

Jo Ellins, Kelly Singh, Mustafa Al-Haboubi, Jennifer Newbould, Lucy Hocking, Jennifer Bousfield, Gemma McKenna, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Nicholas Mays, Early Evaluation of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Trailblazer Programme: Interim Report, University of Birmingham, 2021

Fusco, Francesco, Lucy Hocking, Stephanie Stockwell, Margaretha Bonsu, Sonja Marjanovic, Stephen Morris, and Jon Sussex, The burden of respiratory syncytial virus: Understanding impacts on the NHS, society and economy, RAND Corporation (RR-A1895-1), 2022

Hocking, Lucy, Emma Leenders, Homeless Children and Young People: A Review of Interventions Supporting Access to Healthcare Services, Publications Office of the European Union (EP-68718), 2021

Daniel Gehrt, Marco Hafner, Lucy Hocking, Evangelos Gkousis, Pamina Smith, Jack Pollard, Poor indoor climate, its impact on child health, and the wider societal costs, Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation (RR-3256), 2019

Hocking, Lucy, Jennifer Bousfield, Evangelos Gkousis, Katherine I. Morley, and Jon Sussex, Supporting Prioritisation of Mental Health Funding Related to Urgent and Emergency Care in the East of England: A Guide for Integrated Care Systems and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Eastern AHSN (EP-68621), 2021

Marjanovic, Sonja, Marlene Altenhofer, Lucy Hocking, Molly Morgan Jones, Sarah Parks, Ioana Ghiga, Carla Cox, Katerina Galai, and Tom Ling, Innovating for improved healthcare: Policy and practice for a thriving NHS, RAND Corporation (RR-2711-DH), 2020

Hocking, Lucy, Jennifer Newbould, Sarah Parkinson, Katherine Stewart, Amelia Harshfield, and Tom Ling, Strengthening the contribution of improvers to UK health and care? An evaluation of the Q Initiative 2016–2020, RAND Corporation (RR-A166-1), 2020

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