Institute for Communication in Health Care

Translating cutting edge communication research into best practice and training for safe and compassionate healthcare



Mission statement

The ICH’s mission is to build an international, collaborative research and training hub in healthcare communication to improve patient safety and quality of healthcare practice around the world. The ICH is an interdisciplinary institute, bringing together healthcare professionals, linguists, communication experts, computational scientists, engineers, healthcare consumers, and health policy experts. ICH aims to translate cutting-edge communication research into best practice for safe and compassionate health care.


To register your interest in joining the Institute, please contact
For further details, contact Diana Slade at

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