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Expanding the region’s capacity for health and care innovation, improved training and cross-sector research.

Oxford Academic Health Partners cultivate transformative partnerships across Oxford’s centres for research,
education and clinical practice to deliver solutions for best-in-class health and care.

Our vision is of an integrated, fertile innovation ecosystem across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire,
and beyond that can rapidly address local and global health and care challenges.

Discover our goals  •  2022/23 Annual Report

What we do


Brokering partnerships

We convene Oxford’s expertise, research assets and skills, facilitating partnerships aligned with national strategies and the needs of patients and service users.


Facilitating joint-working

We support streamlined joint working practices so that our NHS and academic partners can collaborate effectively to tackle the most pressing health and care challenges.


Supporting our workforce

We champion research literacy across the clinical and allied health disciplines to help build and maintain the foundations for robust, interdisciplinary health and care research.


Vice-Chancellor’s statement on the...

22nd May 2024

In recent months, I have communicated with staff, students and...


22nd May 2024

The final report by the Infected Blood Inquiry was published...

Transformative solutions to antibiotic resistance

22nd May 2024

More than 1.2 million people die each year as a direct result...

Latest blog posts

Supporting research-active Health Care Professionals...

22nd March 2024

Professor Paul Carding, Director of Oxford Brookes University’s Oxford Institute...

The Mental Health Mission – Q&A...

12th December 2023

Professor John Geddes, Director of the NIHR Oxford Health Research Centre (BRC),...

Bridging the gap – Q&A with Professor...

12th October 2023

Professor Helen McShane, Director of the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre,...


Supported by an independent team, Oxford Academic Health Partners is led by some of the most senior representatives from across Oxford’s academic, research and NHS organisations:

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Brookes University
University of Oxford
Health Innovation Oxford & Thames Valley