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Register for 'ask the expert' webinar on healthy ageing

The public are invited to a webinar to ask questions of a leading specialist about the latest research into staying healthy as we age. 

Professor Emma Vardy will take questions in a live ‘ask the expert’ event on Thursday 14 March from 7pm to 8pm (GMT). 

Professor Vardy is a Consultant Geriatrician, and Clinical Frailty Lead at Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust, and holds an honorary Professorship with the University of Manchester.

She is the Specialty Lead researcher for Ageing with Clinical Research Network Greater Manchester, which is part of the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), and is also deputy lead for the Healthy Ageing theme for NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Greater Manchester. 

How do I register? 

Guests must sign up in advance using the event registration form, where they can enter their question for the expert. They will also be able to ask their question during the event in the text box provided. 

Those unable to attend can provide their email address using the form so they can be sent a link to a recording of the event.

The event is hosted by the NIHR, a Department of Health and Social Care-funded organisation that works to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.

It will be hosted on video conferencing service Zoom, which can be accessed through a computer browser or the Zoom app for devices.

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Interested in being part of research? 

Participating in health research helps develop new treatments, improves the NHS, public health and social care and saves lives.

For participation opportunities in research into all different areas of health and care, people can register with the NIHR's Research for the Future campaign, which means you will be contacted about research you may like to take part in. You can also text RESEARCH and YOUR NAME to 81400.

Anyone interested in the webinar is also encouraged to ask their doctor or health professional about research opportunities and register an account with the NIHR's Be Part of Research service to hear about opportunities to get involved in research.