We are one of 15 Local Clinical Research Networks in England. Our support allows research to take place in NHS, Public Health and Social Care settings.
What we do
Here in Greater Manchester, we:
- help researchers to set up clinical studies quickly and effectively
- match patients with potential studies and deliver those studies to time and target
- hold intelligence about patient populations and care pathways
- support the life sciences industry to deliver their clinical research programmes
- provide health professionals with clinical research training
- work with patients to ensure their needs are at the centre of all we do
Our local partners
We work with local NHS trusts and a range of other care organisations to support the delivery of clinical research to participants across our region.
Our trusts are:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Research in care homes
Our ENRICH network brings together care home staff, residents and their families, with researchers. It provides a toolkit of resources to help care homes make the most of research and researchers to set up and run studies effectively and collaboratively in care homes. Find your local ENRICH contact.
Local care organisaitons:
We work with local care organisations in all of our communities across Greater Manchester, East Cheshire and East Lancashire. This includes:
Community mental health / Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
Residential care, social care and domiciliary care
Health visitors / schools
GP practices / federations / networks
Urgent treatment centres
NHS hospice care
Urgent care at home teams
Community based clinics
Other independent contractors e.g. pharmacy
Specialist community based clinics. e.g. sexual health / drug / alcohol
General enquiries: email: email@example.com
NIHR Clinical Research Network Greater Manchester
Manchester, M13 9NQ
Request study delivery support: We have a team of research nurses, practitioners and administrators to provide temporary support with the delivery of NIHR studies across Greater Manchester. Complete our form to request the support of our delivery team.
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We are hosted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Our host is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of research throughout our region’s trusts, primary care organisations and other qualified providers.