Imperial College London

Dr Thomas Woodcock

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Improvement Science Fellow



+44 (0)20 3315 8875thomas.woodcock99




H.4.21Chelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





Tom has a PhD in mathematics and is currently the  Information Theme Lead for the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Northwest London at Imperial College, and a Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellow.

Tom has first-hand experience working on around 50 multidisciplinary healthcare research and improvement implementation projects at CLAHRC. His research interests are in quantitative aspects of evaluation of complex interventions, and in how best to foster good measurement in improvement work.

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Poots AJ, Reed JE, Woodcock T, et al., 2017, How to attribute causality in quality improvement: lessons from epidemiology., Bmj Qual Saf, ISSN:2044-5415

Marvin V, Kuo S, Poots AJ, et al., 2016, Applying quality improvement methods to address gaps in medicines reconciliation at transfers of care from an acute UK hospital, Bmj Open, Vol:6, ISSN:2044-6055, Pages:e010230-e010230

Reed JE, Davey N, Woodcock T, 2016, The foundations of quality improvement science, Future Hospital Journal, Vol:3, ISSN:2055-3331, Pages:199-202

Green SA, Honeybourne E, Chalkley SR, et al., 2015, A retrospective observational analysis to identify patient and treatment-related predictors of outcomes in a community mental health programme, Bmj Open, Vol:5, ISSN:2044-6055, Pages:e006103-e006103

Portela MC, Pronovost PJ, Woodcock T, et al., 2015, How to study improvement interventions: a brief overview of possible study types, Postgraduate Medical Journal, Vol:91, ISSN:0032-5473, Pages:343-354

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