Welcome to Contact Consulting

We meet the needs of a range of organisations in the healthcare, housing, social care, public and third sector & offer a range of consultancy & research services.
  • Strategic development, service reviews and evaluations, including service modeling, benchmarking and strategies for service delivery
  • Domestic homicide reviews and investigations and reviews of serious incidents
  • Global mental health leadership
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Developing commissioning plans
  • Project development and management
  • Performance management and implementation
  • Advice and guidance on legislation

Meet the team

An experienced team of dedicated professionals

Nigel Appleton is the Executive Chairman of Contact Consulting, a specialist research and consultancy practice he originally established in 1995. The focus of his work is at the intersection of health, housing and social care; with a particular interest in the housing and care needs of older people and in services to enhance the independence and quality of life of disabled people and other vulnerable adults.
Nigel Appleton
Steve Appleton is the Managing Director of Contact Consulting. He has thirty years experience in health and social care. He originally trained as a social worker and worked with adults with learning disability, older people and subsequently specialised in mental health. His experience is comprised of operational, strategic and development roles in local authorities and the NHS. Steve works internationally on mental health development and leadership, with the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership. He is a Trustee of the Association of Mental Health Providers Forum and an Associate of the Centre for Mental Health
Steve Appleton
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