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2 December 2019


Dr Charlie Davie is standing down as Managing Director of UCLPartners to focus on his new role as Director of DATA-CAN: The Health Data Research Hub for Cancer, a national initiative hosted at UCLPartners. Professor Mike Roberts is stepping into the role of interim UCLPartners Managing Director, ahead of a process to rec...

29 November 2019


Internationally, there is growing use of linked datasets to build more complete understanding of population profiles and population-wide health and care service utilisation. In the UK, there has been substantial investment at a national level into programmes to enhance data linkage and access for both research and service d...

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21 November 2019


SMEs and start-ups with healthtech products with the potential to support our health and care system often do not know how best to approach the NHS. Chris Wood of UCLPartners’ Commercial & Innovation team provides a quick tour through the complex and changing NHS landscape. The NHS is a major investor in science, t...

5 November 2019


To improve care quality, it’s important to ensure that those who deliver care are well looked after. Emergency clinical situations are inherently stressful, not just for patients and their loved ones, but for the staff attending as well. In emergency settings there’s a higher chance that error will occur, as st...

5 November 2019


When Jacob Clark was working as a Clinical Psychologist in the Community Mental Health Team at East London NHS Foundation Trust, he noticed that a lot of the inpatients on the Lea Ward weren’t sleeping well and many of them slept a lot during the day. Jacob and his team came up with some simple but effective solu...

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10 October 2019


Dr Matt Kearney will be leading a UCLPartners programme that will drive large scale prevention of heart attacks, strokes and other circulatory problems. Matt joins UCLPartners from NHS England and Public Health England where held a dual role as National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention....

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30 September 2019


By Katie Mantell, Director of Communications and Engagement Last year, more than 800,000 patients took part in research studies in the NHS supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)—a record level. Innovation is one of the NHS’ favourite buzz-words, with the announcement earlier this year of a new...