Who We Are

Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP) is one of eight Academic Health Science Centres in England whose mission is to improve patient healthcare by bringing together the NHS, industry and academia.

By inspiring and organising collaboration, CUHP aims to ensure patients reap the benefits of the world class research, clinicians and industry which are based in Cambridge and the surrounding area.

Academic Health Science Centres (AHSC) were launched by the Department of Health as they looked to identify outstanding clinical partnerships in England. They were chosen due to their links with university research, clinicians and business as well as their capacity to further develop collaboration to improve healthcare for patients.

CUHP was set up as a Limited Company in 2009 and was reaccredited in 2020 by the National Institute for Health Research for five years.

The partners are the University of Cambridge, Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The Mission

We are at the forefront of the changing face of medicine and healthcare as researchers and doctors look to treat patients by...

Find out more

Research

What is Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Research? Each year thousands of patients and volunteers take part in clinical trials...

Find out more

Contact Us

Please get in touch using the form to the right and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively you can...

Find out more