Joanna Marczak

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A university researcher interested in different areas of long-term care including care coordination, unpaid care, prevention.

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care coordination, LTC financing, unpaid care, prevention, LTC in England, LTC in Europe, LTC in Eastern Europe

Key publications

Marczak, J., Fernandez, JL, Manthorpe, J., Brimblecombe, N. Moriarty, J. Knapp, M., Snell. T. (2021) How have the Care Act ambitions to support carers translated into local practice? Health and Social Care in the Community. 


Harlock, J., Caiels, J. Marczak,J. Peters, M., Fitzpatrick, R., Wistow, G. Forder, J. and Jones, K. (2020) Challenges in integrating health and social care: the Better Care Fund in England. Journal of  Health Services Research & Policy 25(2) pp.  86-93


Fernandez, JL, Malley, J. Marczak, J. Snell, T. Wittenberg, R. King, D. Wistow, G. Unmet social care needs in England. CPEC working paper 6.


Marczak, J. Wistow, G. Fernandez, J.L. (2019) Evaluating social care prevention in England: challenges and opportunities. Journal of Long-term Care pp.206–217.


Marczak, J. Wittenberg, R. Frisina Doetter, L. et al. (2019) Preventing loneliness and social isolation among older people. Eurohealth Observer 25(4)


Marczak, J. Wistow, G. Fernandez, J.L. (2019) The development of a local framework for evaluating prevention effects in England. CPEC working paper 1


Marczak, J. Sigle, W, Coast, E. (2018) Grass is always greener: Childbearing intentions of Polish people in Poland and in the UK Population Studies: A Journal of Demography 72(2)


Marczak, J. (2018) The Care Act 2014 in England. Zdrowie Publiczne i Zarzadzanie (Public Health and Management)


Forder, J.   Caiels, J. Harlock, J. Wistow, G. Malisauskaite, G. Peters, M. Marczak, J. D’Amico, F., Fernandez, JL, Fitzpatrick R., Jones, K.  (2018) A system level evaluation of the Better Care Fund. Final Report. The Policy Research Unit on Quality and Outcomes of Person-Centred Care, London


Marczak, J. Fernandez, JL, Wittenberg, R. (2017) Quality and cost-effectiveness in long-term care and dependency prevention: English policy landscape. CEQUA report


Marczak J, Wistow G. (2015) Commissioning long –term care in OECD, in Gori C, Fernandez JL, Wittenberg R (eds) Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries: Successes and Failures, Policy Press, Bristol