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. 

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

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