Toby Williamson

Toby Williamson

Individual Partner: Toby Williamson, Independent health and social care consultant, Toby Williamson Consultancy


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Resident in: UK;

Working in: UK (and occasionally Europe);

Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Meetings – ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Policy/Commissioning, Policy,  Publications/CUP series, Publications-  Research/philosophy, person-centered services, services; teamwork,

Related Area(s) of Interest: Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Regulation, Law, Other co-production and empowerment;

Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health, Mental capacity, Dementia, later life, Health and Social care, Well-being, social inclusion, rights, equalities

Brief Description of Work
Toby has 26 years’ experience of working with people with severe mental health problems, and expertise in the fields of mental health in later life, dementia, and mental capacity, with an emphasis on self-management, peer support, quality of life, rights, social inclusion and empowerment. Toby has written articles on values based practice (VBP), co-authored a book on values based practice and mental health and mental capacity law for psychiatric nurses, produced VBP ‘key card’ information for the social care workforce through Skills for Care and is currently co-authoring a book on VBP and dementia.


Truth, Lies and Dementia – new report and follow up workshop – for details CLICK HERE

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WikiVBP Reference Library

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Key Areas of Collaboration

Core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas, Education, Regulation and Integration, together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice

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Values-based Surgical Care

Values-based practice in surgery is an innovative approach to decision making in surgery, linking science with people.


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Training Materials and Resources

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The CUP Book Series

Cambridge University Press has a VBP book series.

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