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LaingBuisson’s expert consultants write over 30 regularly updated market reports on all aspects of healthcare, social care and education. Each report covers market size, segmentation and trends as well as analysis of the political, economic and investment environment. For further analysis and insight from our market experts, we can connect you directly to the report author via a call or video call.

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Tim Read is a former Manager Director of Marwood Group, a health, social care and life sciences consultancy specialising in policy, regulation and reimbursement for national and international clients. This includes leading the delivery of over 80 M&A and strategic engagements in the UK and Europe.

Tim has over 15 years’ health and social care experience across the public and private sector. This includes working for CQC to deliver a national thematic report on mental health crisis care, and shaping the regulatory response to the emerging regional care models, creating innovative health inequality strategies in local government, and acting as a Visiting Fellow at the Health Experiences Institute, University of Oxford to explore how user experience could drive improvements in care quality.

Tim is currently providing consultancy and advice services to those with an interest in the UK health and social care system


BA (hons) in Politics and Philosophy
Postgraduate Diploma in Local Government Management

Expert Insight

Tim is the author of the following LaingBuisson reports:

For further analysis and insight into the report, you can book a one-hour expert Q&A consultation with Tim at the special price of £350 + VAT

*Please note that to qualify for the special price, you must have purchased a copy of the relevant report. Reports are available to purchase in the Report Store.

Key Expertise

  • Children Services
  • Special Education
  • Mental Health (in-hospital and community settings)
  • Adults with complex needs
  • Older people social care
  • Digital Health
  • Medical devices
  • Healthcare systems
  • Policy/regulatory analysis
  • Funding analysis
  • Demand/supply analysis
  • Market entry/assessments
  • M&A Advisory

Selected Clients

  • Small/Medium/Large Cap Private Equity
  • Infrastructure funds
  • Sector operators
  • International clients exploring UK/European market entry for medical devices/services/pharmaceuticals
  • Associate work with select consultancy firms


LaingBuisson is the chosen provider of independent sector healthcare market data to the UK Government’s Office for National Statistics.









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