Published: 27/03/2003, Volume II3, No. 5848 Page 10

The PPP foundation and the Commonwealth Fund have announced the expansion of their Harkness fellowships in healthcare policy programme, with two extra fellowships aimed at mid-career health policy researchers and practitioners in the UK.The programme gives UK citizens the chance to spend up to 12 months working in the US, conducting original research and working with leading policy experts.

The fellowships aim to develop health policy expertise among leading practitioners, including clinicians and managers in the health service as well as senior civil servants involved directly in health policy development.