Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP)

Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP)

A strategic partnership aiming to improve patient care, patient outcomes and population health through innovation and the integration of service delivery, health research and clinical education.

Address: Addenbrooke's Hospital Box 146, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Hills Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB2 0QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)

Cambridge University Health Partners aims to drive forward the partnership between the National Health Service (NHS) and the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge University Health Partners is one of only five Academic Health Science Centres in England recognised by the Department of Health as internationally competitive centres of excellence in the integrated delivery of health care, health research and the education of health professionals.

The NHS organisations in the partnership are those that work most closely with the University in performing research and education and that involve academic doctors in the delivery of their services: Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

CUHP is a not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee, the members of which are the University of Cambridge, Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The objectives of CUHP are the achievement of excellence in health care, research and education for public benefit.

The Board of Directors is drawn from the member organisations so as to balance the interests of the University and the NHS Foundation Trusts in the governance of CUHP.

CUHP also works with other organisations to achieve its objectives. These wider relationships will be sustained through forums for Campus Associates and Regional Associates.

Clinical nurse specialist, Katie Eiloart

Health chiefs urge: get checked for ‘silent killer’

Clinicians who fear there could be up to 4,000 people living in the eastern region with a deadly but curable condition are urging them to take action.

25 April 2019Read in full

Julian Rayner

New role helps to strengthen the Cambridge Cluster

The life science cluster in Cambridge has grown and developed because of the willingness and the ability of organisations, individuals and companies to collaborate.

25 April 2019Read in full

Dr Anupam Bhardwaj

Major funding awarded to improve mental health assessments for young people

Children and adolescents in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are set to benefit from a new £1.5m research study to improve assessments and care for emotional disorders.

7 February 2019Read in full

Diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases given boost through grant win

A project to help with the identification, diagnosis and treatment of the one in 17 people in the UK who have a rare disease in the UK has won a £400,000 grant.

1 February 2019Read in full

Dem bones, dem bones and joints too

To mark World Bone and Joint Week, two experts are set to explain how they are tackling diseases such as arthritis which have such a debilitating impact on the lives of so many.

10 October 2018Read in full

graphic of legs with red circles around one knee joint

How's your musculoskeletal health?

Join Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP) to learn about your musculoskeletal health and how to prevent and manage conditions such as arthritis.

25 September 2018Read in full

David Morris (left) and Stephen Posey

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS FT and NHS SBS partner to pioneer new back office services

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) have today announced a pioneering strategic partnership, which will explore new opportunities for the digital transformation of a range of back and middle office functions.

21 August 2018Read in full

Chief Executive Tracy Dowling

Local NHS Trust retains ‘good’ rating following latest inspection

Services at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust have again been rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission.

21 June 2018Read in full

NHS Trust agrees £20million land sale

Two sites belonging to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) have been sold for £20million. The Ida Darwin site in Fulbourn, Cambridge, and the Gloucester Centre, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, have been purchased by Homes England.

2 May 2018Read in full

Laurel Powers-Freeling

New Chair announced at CUHP

Laurel Powers-Freeling has been announced as the new independent Chair of Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP).

16 February 2018Read in full

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AIMday Acoustic and Hearing 2019

AIMday Acoustic and Hearing 2019

13 May 2019Cambridge

Hearing loss is the fourth leading cause of disability around the world according to the Global Burden of Disease Study, with an annual cost of £544 billion globally. An Academic Industry Meeting Day (AIMday) offers a unique opportunity for companies to discuss and share problems with academic experts in small-group discussion.