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Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL)

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CHILL is Nottingham University Business School’s internationally renowned research centre dedicated to improving and innovating healthcare management and leadership. We help healthcare providers respond to and meet the challenges of changing policy, service reorganisation and care delivery.

We achieve this by:

  • undertaking cutting-edge research that underpins innovation in healthcare
  • providing consultancy services to the healthcare sector
  • delivering world-class teaching and learning opportunities for healthcare professionals enabling them to become transformational leaders

CHILL's expertise

We support service innovation, continuous learning and transformational leadership.

Our work is focused on four key strategic service priorities:

  • improving quality and safety
  • sustaining innovation
  • integrating care organisations
  • implementation and evaluation framework

A Royal Society of Medicine and ITN Productions “Doctors of the Future” campaign collaboration with CHILL at Nottingham University Business School. 

The film includes contributions from Mr Adam Brooks, Director of the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and an Executive Healthcare MBA alumnus and also Professor Justin Waring (Director of CHILL).   

 

News and events

CHILL becomes member of Center for Health Organisation Transformation at Texas A&M University

CHILL has been approved by the United States National Science Foundation as a full participating member of the Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT), based at Texas A&M University.

CHILL is only the 6th non-US site to be approved for membership of any of the 60 NSF Industry - University Cooperative Research Programs.

CHOT is a collaboration of university partners and industry organisations which funds applied research in health care management.

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Executive MBA Healthcare endorsed by NHS Leadership Academy

The NHS Leadership Academy has appointed Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) to deliver an NHS endorsed Masters in Business Administration (MBA). The course is led by the University’s Centre for Health, Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL) in the Business School.

Dr Simon Bishop, CHILL’s Deputy Director (Teaching) and leader of the course, said: “The Nottingham Executive MBA Healthcare is specifically designed for managers and leaders who want to develop their career in healthcare. Participants gain the benefits of studying for an internationally recognised MBA alongside peers from many different industries, while gaining up to date knowledge and skills relevant for the challenges of contemporary healthcare.

“Specialist healthcare modules are led by both academic and industry specialists, allowing individuals to develop within a friendly and supportive learning environment.”

NUBS, which is part of the University of Nottingham, is one of only seven higher education institutions (HEIs) in the country to have their MBA programme endorsed by the NHS.

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CHILL - part of successful bid with Manchester

Professor Justin Waring, Professor Tony Avery and Dr Sarah Rodgers, and colleagues have been successful as part of a £6.7 million bid for a NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre that will be based in Manchester.

They will be taking forward research on medication safety in primary care, and patient safety at the transitions between different healthcare settings. It is anticipated that the Nottingham funding will cover the costs of two postdoctoral research fellows for five years and there will also be opportunities for PhD studentships.

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CHILL - Visiting scholar

Welcome to our  international Visiting Fellow, Dr Celia Maria Sivalli Campos, from the University of Sao Paulo.

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Executive Healthcare MBA

CHILL MBA Healthcare. Student in a lab looking down a microscopeOur quality research underpins the Business School’s Executive Healthcare MBA - a course which prepares healthcare professionals for the challenges of organising and delivering complex healthcare services. 

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Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning

Jubilee Campus
Nottingham
NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6183
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6667
email: chill@nottingham.ac.uk