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:
University hospitals welcome NHS England’s Urgent and Emergency Care Review
13 November 2013
The Association of UK University Hospitals (AUKUH), consisting of 44 of the UK’s largest and busiest hospitals, today welcomes the End of Phase 1 Report of the Urgent and Emergency Care Review, led by Sir Bruce Keogh.
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.