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Institute of Public Care

Trusted partner in public care. We offer consultancy, training, evaluation and applied research to central and local government, NHS trusts, charities, and commercial organisations. Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of citizens and communities.

The Institute of Public Care is part of Oxford Brookes University. We provide applied research and evaluation, consultancy, and training to help NHS trusts, government bodies, councils, charities and commercial organisations make a positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing.

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Latest News

Commissioning Course Alumni explore Individual Service Funds

Commissioning Course Alumni explore Individual Service Funds

12/04/2022

Commissioning Course Alumni continued in April with a session exploring Individual Service Funds

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Academic Partnership workshop Fair Cost of Care

Academic Partnership workshop Fair Cost of Care

05/04/2022

IPC Academic Partnership Fair Cost of Care workshop insights

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Show me the way to go home

Show me the way to go home

01/04/2022

Read IPC's latest briefing paper from our national evaluation of implementation of D2A with colleagues at RSM

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‘Dads Matter Too’ evaluation

‘Dads Matter Too’ evaluation

15/03/2022

Wiltshire Council launches ‘Dads Matter Too’ programme and IPC is delighted to have been appointed evaluation partner

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Our Services

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Applied Research and Evaluation

We help our clients identify strengths and areas for development by undertaking reviews and evaluations as well as longer term applied research projects to improve the evidence-base from which public care services are delivered.

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Consultancy

We help our clients solve problems, improve practice and innovate. We can help you to review, design, develop and implement policy, strategies, structures, services, pathways and operational guidance.

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Training and Development

We help our clients improve the skills and knowledge of their staff or other stakeholders. Through coaching, training and development, your services can have more consistent impact.

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IPC Alumni

IPC Alumni

An opportunity to grow your network and connect with fellow Alumni from across the UK

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Academic Partnership

Our Academic Partners have dedicated, longer term support from experienced people with specialist knowledge in your field.

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