Welcome to the Association of UK University Hospitals
The Association of UK University Hospitals is the key leadership body across the UK promoting the tripartite interests of university hospitals: service, teaching and research. Its role is to represent university hospital Trusts' unique interests in partnership with other national bodies. The high-quality teaching and research conducted within these institutions allows the standard of care provided to the patients they treat to be at the forefront of best practice throughout the UK.
The Association is led by AUKUH Member Trust Chief Executives and incorporates five affiliated groups:
AUKUH-MSC response to NHS England Research and Development Strategy
30 January 2014
The Association of UK University Hospitals and the Medical Schools Council welcome the opportunity to respond to NHS England’s plans to make research “everybody’s business”. As organisations working at the interface between research, education and service delivery we welcome the vision and objectives of this strategy. To build on these strengths, our response makes the following main suggestions:
What makes a university hospital different?
12 November 2013
Sir David Nicholson received attention at the start of this year for talking about the ‘commanding heights’ of the health economy. This is one of many descriptions that have been used for this type of NHS Trust/Board. Thirty-six NHS Trusts use the words ‘university’ or ‘teaching’ in their title. However, as we’ll see below; there’s more to a university hospital than a name.