NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Greater Manchester

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the nation’s largest funder of health and care research and provides the people, facilities and technology that enables research to thrive.

NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) support applied health and care research that responds to, and meets, the needs of local populations and local health and care systems.

The NIHR ARC Greater Manchester is one of 15 ARCs across England, part of a £135 million investment by the NIHR to improve the health and care of patients and the public.

ARC-GM will be part of Health Innovation Manchester, our research activity will be pivotal in finding new and better ways of preventing illness and delivering care, ensuring that Greater Manchester continues to be at the leading edge of health innovation, care and treatment.

We will deliver excellent research that addresses key challenges, while supporting professionals to translate this into practice. We will work with our partners to translate their priorities into answerable research questions, ensuring that our jointly-produced research is relevant, useful and applicable to local service needs and affects policy and practice within GM and beyond.

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