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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Etchells E, Woodcock T, 2018, Value of small sample sizes in rapid-cycle quality improvement projects 2: assessing fidelity of implementation for improvement interventions, Bmj Quality & Safety, Vol:27, ISSN:2044-5415, Pages:61-65

Poots AJ, Reed JE, Woodcock T, et al., 2017, How to attribute causality in quality improvement: lessons from epidemiology, Bmj Quality & Safety, Vol:26, ISSN:2044-5415, Pages:933-937

Blair M, Watson M, Klaber R, et al., 2016, G311 How exactly does integrated paediatric care work? A theoretical research framework, Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol:101, ISSN:0003-9888, Pages:A178-A179

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

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

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