At THIS Institute we have an important goal:

To strengthen the evidence base for improving healthcare.

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We do things differently

Co-created by two exceptional organisations - the University of Cambridge and the Health Foundation – THIS Institute is founded on the guiding principle that efforts to improve care should be based on the highest quality evidence.

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A unique opportunity

We’re creating a new generation of highly trained, multidisciplinary experts with skills in researching healthcare improvement. Whether your passion is law or engineering, economics or philosophy, you’re invited to join us in our mission.

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Who we work with

An independent charity committed to bringing about better health and healthcare for people in the UK. 

Healthcare Design Group, Cambridge Engineering Design Centre. LSE Health, London School of Economics. Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge. Barts Institute of Population Health Sciences. Collaborative Quality Improvement. Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research (SAPPHIRE) Group. Homerton College, University of Cambridge. RAND Europe. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Clinical Operational Research Unit, University College London. McPin Foundation. Swansea Centre for Improvement and Innovation in Health and Social Care. Department of Health for Northern Ireland. PROMPT Maternity Foundation. Bradford Institute for Health Research. National Voices. Kings Improvement Science, Kings College London. Centre for Implementation Science. Health Education England. HSMC, University of Birmingham. Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning at Nottingham University Business School. Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen. Florence Nightingale Foundation. Point of Care Foundation.

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