About us

Imperial College Health Partners is a partnership organisation bringing together NHS providers of healthcare services, clinical commissioning groups and leading universities across North West London. We have been designated by NHS England as the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for North West London, and we are one of 15 AHSNs across England which make up The AHSN Network.

We support our local health system to provide the best possible care and health outcomes for North West London’s 2.3 million residents through collaboration and innovation.

Our priorities are to:

  1. Enable the discovery and adoption of emerging innovations in healthcare;
  2. Support the adoption and diffusion of existing best practice and innovation at pace and scale, so patients benefit more quickly;
  3. Develop our local NHS as an innovation-friendly culture and marketplace, strengthening its capacity to partner with academia and industry.

Our partnership includes representation from 20 academia, primary and community care, mental health, secondary and specialist care and clinical commissioning organisations across North West London.

In addition to our partners, we work closely with local government and social care, technology and pharmaceutical industries, opinion leaders, research bodies and of course patients and the public – who as the ultimate beneficiaries of our work drive everything we do.

About North West London

  • 2,300,000 people

  • £3.4 billion annual health spend

  • 440
    GP practices employing 1100 GPs
  • 40000+
    NHS staff