UHA has a membership of 44 university hospital trusts. It is led by the trust chief executives, while from each trust is also drawn the director of finance, nursing, human resources, research and development, and the medical director. They form national groups for the sharing of issues and solutions for key areas in the health service. Each group is assisted by UHA policy staff.


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University hospitals renew voice

22nd January 2019

University hospitals renew voice

University hospitals declare renewed focus in an NHS under threat University Hospital Association press release Launching this week, the University…

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Defining a university hospital

21st January 2019

Defining a university hospital

The University Hospital Association has guidance to make clear the requirements of an NHS provider in being recognised as having…

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