Our Partners

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

The future of British trauma care is in safe hands at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a state-of-the-art building which has inherited a long and proud tradition of excellence. Research at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 



University of BirminghamUniversity of Birmingham

As a research-intensive university, Birmingham is committed to research that is world-leading in terms of its originality and distinctiveness, significance and rigour. The university’s vision is to inspire today’s brightest researchers to make a major impact on global society, and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. University of Birmingham



Centre for Trauma and NeurosciencesCentre for Trauma and Neurosciences

The research team from the Centre for Trauma and Neurosciences is based at the Blizard Institute and The Royal London Hospital. The Royal London Hospital is one of London’s major trauma centres and is probably the busiest trauma centre in Europe. Centre for Trauma and Neurosciences



Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BCH)Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BCH)

BCH is a level 1 regional trauma centre and supra regional Burns Centre.  BCH offers expertise in the management of paediatric trauma, and the use of medical devices/technology in paediatric intensive care. Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BCH)



School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough UniversitySchool of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University

Has a worldwide reputation for advancing research and knowledge in sport science and management, physical education, health and well-being, sociology and sport, human biology and psychology. School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University



Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research CentreSurgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre

The National Institute for Health Research Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (NIHR SRMRC) is a national centre for trauma research, taking discoveries from the military frontline to improve outcomes for all patients in the UK. Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre



Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM)Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM)

RCDM’s primary function is to provide medical support to military operational deployments, while it also provides secondary and specialist care for members of the armed forces. It is a dedicated training centre for defence medical personnel and a focus for medical research. Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM)



The Trauma Audit & Research NetworkThe Trauma Audit & Research Network

Every year across England and Wales, 10,000 people die after injury. It is the leading cause of death among children and young adults of 44 years and under. In addition, there are many thousands who are left severely disabled for life. Our foundation in research and our highly skilled team ensures that we provide accurate and relevant information to help Doctors, Nurses and Managers improve their services. The Trauma Audit & Research Network



Birmingham City University (BCU)Birmingham City University (BCU)

The Faculty of Health at Birmingham City University is one of the largest Faculties in the UK with approximately 7000 students studying on either a full or part-time basis.  Their expertise in providing Knowledge Transfer Partnerships to industry, particularly in health, has helped NHS establishments and Primary Care Trusts throughout the region to improve their business processes and operational efficiency. Birmingham City University (BCU)



Medilink West MidlandsMedilink West Midlands

Medilink West Midlands is a membership organisation with a remit to stimulate growth and innovation in the medical and health technology sector. As part of Medilink UK, a national network of Medilink partners we are working to improve business growth in the UK Life Science sector. Medilink West Midlands



MidTECH West MidlandsMidTECH West Midlands

MidTECH is part of the NHS Innovations network regional hubs, established to identify, protect and develop innovations from within the NHS. MidTECH West Midlands



QEHB CharityQEHB Charity

QEHB Charity is the official charity of University Hospitals Birmingham.  QEHB Charity has a strong track record of effective engagement with UHBFT and UoB, and has helped to deliver healthcare technologies, medical devices, and trauma related research and equipment to our patients. QEHB Charity




Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury. Through a range of frontline services run from its Nottingham base and via a network of more than 100 groups and branches across the UK, it provides support, services and information to brain injury survivors, their families and carers, as well as to professionals in the health and legal fields. Headway



Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust (RAFT)Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust (RAFT)

RAFT is a highly committed medical research charity which has been quietly working behind the scenes for the last 25 years producing innovated, cutting-edge results in the field of wound healing medical research. Restoration of Apperance and Function Trust (RAFT)




Woundcare4Heroes is a national network of complex wound management services to support the increasing needs and challenges faced by the UK armed forces and the NHS caring for those discharged from military services. Woundcare4Heroes



Healthcare Technology Co-operativesHealthcare Technology Co-operatives

In 2012 the Department of Health announced the designation and funding of eight new HTCs. This initiative supports the Government’s Strategy for the UK Life Sciences, which aims to provide a better environment for life sciences, improve the lives of patients and contribute to the UK’s economic growth, enabling patients to access novel treatments earlier. Healthcare Technology Co-operatives



WM AHSNWest Midlands Academic Health Science Network

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network will create and support an environment in which the health and wealth of the population of the West Midlands can improve and prosper. The Department of Health called for the creation of AHSNs in Innovation, Health and Wealth(December 2011), and the West Midlands AHSN was authorised in May 2013.  Through creating a network that brings together inward investment, expertise, knowledge and energy from across the entire community, we will radically transform the way healthcare is both thought about and delivered.Health is not just about curing the sick, but about keeping people well, maximizing their overall wellbeing, reducing variation in service provision and reversing inequalities.