Welcome to ARC-GM

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.

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NEWS AND BLOGS

Implantable Tech could be game-changer for heart patients

7 OCTOBER 2021

Implantable Tech could be game-changer for heart patients

Implantable heart technology is being used in Manchester to assess when a patient is at high risk of dying, thanks...

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Connecting Communities: Valuing our Differences and Learning Together

23 SEPTEMBER 2021

Connecting Communities: Valuing our Differences and Learning Together

The Greater Manchester Public and Community Involvement and Engagement Forum was set up with the ambition to support public involvement...

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 North inequalities cost UK economy £7.3bn over first year of the pandemic

8 SEPTEMBER 2021

North inequalities cost UK economy £7.3bn over first year of the pandemic

A REPORT released today shows northerners were more likely to die from COVID-19, spent nearly a month and-a-half more in...

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New falls prevention project - Keep on Keep Up

6 SEPTEMBER 2021

New falls prevention project - Keep on Keep Up

We are pleased introduce our digital platform KOKU which has been developed by The University of Manchester in collaboration with...

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New funding award - The FLEXI Study

25 AUGUST 2021

New funding award - The FLEXI Study

We are excited to announce that further to funding from the NIHR Healthy Ageing, Dementia and Frailty National Priority Research...

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Paul Wilson – Using Implementation Science to support adoption and spread

26 JULY 2021

Paul Wilson – Using Implementation Science to support adoption and spread

Identifying and accelerating health and care innovation at pace and scale remains a global challenge. In this blog Paul Wilson,...

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ARCs funded for research into National Priority Area of Healthy Ageing, Dementia, and Frailty

7 JULY 2021

ARCs funded for research into National Priority Area of Healthy Ageing, Dementia, and Frailty

The NIHR has approved research plans for a consortium of Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) led by NIHR ARC Wessex with...

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Data Sharing in a Pandemic: Citizens' Juries

4 JULY 2021

Data Sharing in a Pandemic: Citizens' Juries

More transparency key to better public support for health data sharing, say citizens’ juries.   The Government was right to use...

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More transparency key to public support for health data sharing, say citizens’ juries

1 JULY 2021

More transparency key to public support for health data sharing, say citizens’ juries

The Government was right to use emergency powers to share patient data during the Covid-19 pandemic but greater transparency is...

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Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Achievements - A Blog by Anna Mackland

3 JUNE 2021

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Achievements - A Blog by Anna Mackland

I was thrilled to me accepted on the NIHR ARC GM Pre-Doctoral Fellowship programme, commencing in September 2020.  The Fellowship has...

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The Meeting

28 MAY 2021

The Meeting

The Meeting - A poem created by Public Contributor, Russ Cowper, and Public & Community Involvement & Engagement Facilitator, Aneela McAvoy.   The...

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Valuing Community

26 MAY 2021

Valuing Community

Hear from a number of our public contributors about what being involved with our NIHR ARC-GM and Health Innovation Manchester's...

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RESOURCES

7 OCTOBER 2021

Remote monitoring data from cardiac implantable electronic devices predicts all-cause mortality

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

7 SEPTEMBER 2021

A year of COVID-19 in the North: Regional inequalities in health and economic outcomes

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

7 JULY 2021

Data Sharing in a Pandemic:Three Citizens’ Juries - Exec Summary

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

7 JULY 2021

Data Sharing in a Pandemic:Three Citizens’ Juries - Full Report

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

22 JUNE 2021

Trends in survival of older care home residents in England: a 10-year multi-cohort study

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

22 JUNE 2021

Market concentration, supply, quality and prices paid by Local Authorities in the English care home market

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

22 JUNE 2021

‘Real-world’ priority setting for service improvement in English primary care: a decentred approach

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

21 MAY 2021

The theoretical basis of a nationally implemented type 2 diabetes prevention programme: how is the programme expected to produce changes in behaviour?

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

21 MAY 2021

Corona and Coffee on your commute: A spatial analysis of COVID-19 mortality and commuting flows in England in 2020

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

4 MAY 2021

Boundary organising in healthcare: theoretical perspectives, empirical insights and future prospects

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

14 APRIL 2021

Effects of BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine on Covid-19 infection and hospitalisation among older people: matched case control study for England

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

6 APRIL 2021

The effects of structure, process and outcome incentives on primary care referrals to a national prevention programme

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

30 MARCH 2021

The clinical and cardiometabolic risk of children and young people on mental health inpatient units: A systematic review and meta-analysis

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

30 MARCH 2021

Ethnic inequalities in health-related quality of life among older adults in England: secondary analysis of a national cross-sectional survey

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

30 MARCH 2021

On the borderline of diabetes: understanding how individuals resist and reframe diabetes risk

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

30 MARCH 2021

Excess mortality for care home residents during the first 23 weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in England: a national cohort study

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

2 MARCH 2021

How nursing leaders promote evidence‐based practice implementation at point‐of‐care: A four‐country exploratory study

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

2 MARCH 2021

Challenges implementing a carer support intervention within a national stroke organisation: findings from the process evaluation of the OSCARSS trial

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

2 MARCH 2021

Organising Support for Carers of Stroke Survivors (OSCARSS): a cluster randomised controlled trial with economic evaluation

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

2 MARCH 2021

Ambiguous workarounds in policy piloting in the NHS: Tensions, trade‐offs and legacies of organisational change projects

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

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