At THIS Institute we have an important goal:

To strengthen the evidence base for improving healthcare.

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. 

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

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