Health and social care
Greater Manchester’s devolved powers over health and social care make this a major theme for Policy@Manchester, as well as for decision makers across the UK and beyond. We are celebrated for our strengths in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, which will act as a catalyst for future economic growth.
On Devo Health is a compilation of articles written in early 2016 with analysis and commentary on the devolution of health and social care spending powers to Greater Manchester. The publication brings together experts at The University of Manchester and other leading national figures.
CfPS Report - Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
University of Manchester researcher Jolanta Shields has written the recent Centre for Public Scrutiny report on the progress of STP arrangements.
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Greater Manchester Connected Health City
The Greater Manchester Connected Health City based at The University of Manchester is a digital health programme that aims to improve local health services through the innovative and timely use of patient data. By sharing and linking data from different health organisations, researchers can get a fuller picture on how care is currently delivered and develop new interventions that can be adopted rapidly to optimise service delivery across the region.
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Health e-Research Centre (HeRC)
The University of Manchester’s Health eResearch Centre (HeRC) is a world-leading research organisation in the area of health informatics providing data-intensive research and education across Northern England and beyond. Working on over forty research projects, HeRC combines the latest technology with innovative, mathematical models to deliver better health services across the UK. #datasaveslives
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Health Policy, Politics and Organisations group (HiPPO)
The Health Policy, Politics and Organisations group (HiPPO) investigates the impact of innovations in primary care organisation and inform the development of future health care policy. HiPPO research all aspects of health policy and communicate findings to government, policy-makers, practitioners and academics.
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Centre for Primary Care
The Centre for Primary Care is acknowledged internationally to be one of the UK’s leading research centres for policy research in primary care and was a founder member of the prestigious NIHR School for Primary Care Research, a collaboration of 8 leading primary care departments in England.
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Manchester Centre for Health Economics
The Manchester Centre for Health Economics specialises in the econometric analysis of administrative and survey datasets, the evaluation of complex health and social care programmes, health technology assessment, workforce planning, resource allocation and the design and use of financial incentives.
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Manchester Immunology Group
The Manchester Immunology Group includes cutting-edge research across medical disciplines relating to the human immune system, including infectious disease, mucosal immunology, neuroinflammation, immunogenetics and more.
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Centre for Social Ethics and Policy (CSEP)
The Centre for Social Ethics and Policy (CSEP) specialises in healthcare ethics and medical law, both nationally and internationally, including topics such as assisted suicide and euthanasia and the role of the criminal law in healthcare, reproduction, and the uses of human organs and tissues.
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The Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC)
The MCRC is a partnership made up of Cancer Research UK, The University of Manchester (including the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute) and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. The aims are to gain a greater understanding of how cancer develops in order to establish new diagnostic tests, new treatments and better ways to predict outcomes, and optimise treatment options and care for cancer patients.
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Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute supports a number of investigative programmes spanning both basic and translational cancer research. This institute benefits from strong links with The Christie, the largest cancer centre in Europe, treating more than 40,000 patients per year.
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Manchester Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Research on Ageing (MICRA)
The Manchester Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Research on Ageing (MICRA) is a research network that promotes interdisciplinary and innovative research on all aspects of ageing. MICRA aims to increasingly translate research findings into practical applications such as policy, clinical innovations and technology.
Visit the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing
Health Management Group
The Alliance Manchester Business School's Health Management Group aims to stimulate the creation of public value in the health sector. Their research focuses on governance, accountability, innovation, eGovernment and health policy and management.
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Neuroscience and Mental Health
The Neuroscience and Mental Health domain brings together researchers from different backgrounds spanning science, engineering and medicine to produce high-quality research in the area of neuroscience. The international expertise of the Institute makes Manchester a premier player in the clinical application of neuroscience research.
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Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester
The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester brings together clinical experts with academic researchers to develop and implement innovations in care for people with long term vascular conditions that promote patient self-management and improve quality of care.
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Manchester Centre for Health Psychology
The Manchester Centre for Health Psychology provides an environment for the production, dissemination and translation of world-class research in health psychology and behavioural medicine. The centre comprises of a group of internationally-leading health psychologists and research teams.
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The Health Services Research Centre
The Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) is a leading authority on health care management. They question, evaluate, and transform understandings of the best ways to organise, manage and deliver health and social care for local, national and international communities through interdisciplinary research and practical application.
Find out more about the Health Services Research Centre