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. 

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

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