IRIHS, founded in 2015, is a mixed-method research unit led jointly by Professor Trish Greenhalgh and Associate Professor Sara Shaw. We undertake interdisciplinary research, teaching and applied scholarship in fields relating to clinical practice, organisation and delivery of health services, health policy, translational science (covering the social and behavioural science of innovation and adoption), digital health and the patient experience.
>£10m in ongoing research studies
>50 peer-reviewed publications in 2018
14 doctoral students
RCGP Research Paper of the Year 2018
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Personalised medicine, disruptive innovation and ‘trailblazer’ guidelines: Case study and theorization of an unsuccessful change effort
RUSHFORTH A. and Greenhalgh T., (2020), Milbank Quarterly
Rethinking integrated care: a systematic hermeneutic review of the literature on integrated care strategies and concepts
HUGHES G. et al, (2020), Milbank Quarterly
Abimbola S. et al, (2019), BMC medicine, 17
Allen LN. et al, (2019), Lancet Glob Health