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

Introduction to the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration

15 OCTOBER 2019

Introduction to the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration

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NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Fellowship - Sarah Knowles

18 SEPTEMBER 2019

NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Fellowship - Sarah Knowles

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Test, Learn, Adapt – great ideas meet messy realities

16 SEPTEMBER 2019

Test, Learn, Adapt – great ideas meet messy realities

Peter Bower and Sarah Cotterill         There is a tension in applied health research. Randomised trials are a great way to...

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Helping people stay in good health when looking after someone towards the end of life: project to summarise and report current knowledge

14 AUGUST 2019

Helping people stay in good health when looking after someone towards the end of life: project to summarise and report current knowledge

  Do you have current or past experience of supporting a family member, partner, friend or neighbour towards the end of...

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Salford-wide extended access pilot: clinical audit report

14 JULY 2019

Salford-wide extended access pilot: clinical audit report

  The demands made of primary care are changing due to social, health and economic factors.  In response, NHS Salford CCG...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: NIHR funding agreed for Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) for Greater Manchester

10 JULY 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: NIHR funding agreed for Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) for Greater Manchester

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced funding for the creation of an Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) for...

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Survey reveals NHS research and innovation priorities

19 JUNE 2019

Survey reveals NHS research and innovation priorities

The findings from a survey to identify local NHS innovation and research needs have been published. The views of local...

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Maximising the potential of new non-medical professional roles in general practice: Lessons from Greater Manchester

3 JUNE 2019

Maximising the potential of new non-medical professional roles in general practice: Lessons from Greater Manchester

Pauline Nelson, University of Manchester   New non-medical roles and why are they important in general practice   When patients seek an...

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GP experiences of their working lives in Greater Manchester; how do they differ from the national picture?

3 JUNE 2019

GP experiences of their working lives in Greater Manchester; how do they differ from the national picture?

As part of our Primary Care Workforce study, we looked at the work completed by University of Manchester who have...

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Salford primary care workforce study: Contribution to a safer Salford

3 JUNE 2019

Salford primary care workforce study: Contribution to a safer Salford

In response to GP shortages, new non-GP professionals are being introduced to general practices in England in larger numbers. NHS...

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Preventing pressure ulcers in care home settings

15 MAY 2019

Preventing pressure ulcers in care home settings

Jacqueline Lavallee, PhD Student CLAHRC    As a health psychologist I am passionate about behaviour change, whether that is the behaviour...

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Integration in Manchester - New Report here!

12 MAY 2019

Integration in Manchester - New Report here!

Interested in health and social care integration? Read our new report here evaluating the process of integration in the City...

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RESOURCES

9 DECEMBER 2019

Understanding and supporting the integration of health and social care at a neighbourhood level in the city of Manchester - Report part A: Rapid scoping review

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

19 NOVEMBER 2019

ILUMIN: The Leg Ulcer Quality Improvement Programme

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

19 NOVEMBER 2019

ILUMIN: The Leg Ulcer Quality Improvement Programme

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

19 NOVEMBER 2019

ILUMIN: The Leg Ulcer Quality Improvement Programme - Summary Report

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

4 NOVEMBER 2019

Working in partnership with MFT, the Leg Ulcer Quality Improvement Programme (ILUMIN)

POSTERS

4 NOVEMBER 2019

Working in partnership with ELHT, the Leg Ulcer Quality Improvement Programme (ILUMIN)

POSTERS

28 OCTOBER 2019

Patient and public involvement in doctoral research: Impact, resources and recommendations

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

13 AUGUST 2019

Greater Manchester Workforce Project (Primary Care) Work package 1: Mapping of primary care roles across Greater Manchester

PRESENTATIONS

13 AUGUST 2019

Estimating local need for mental healthcare to inform fair resource allocation in the NHS in England: cross-sectional analysis of national administrative data linked at person level

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

13 AUGUST 2019

Implementing low-cost individually tailored cognitive therapy (CBT) for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain in Salford

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

13 AUGUST 2019

Supporting carers to enhance patient discharge - Marie Curie

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

13 AUGUST 2019

Uncovering the contribution, costs and economic value of family caregiving

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

13 AUGUST 2019

Scoping for end-of-life specific learning and development needs of clinical and non-clinical staff

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

13 AUGUST 2019

Developing benchmark standards for carer support - Hospice UK

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

7 AUGUST 2019

What factors influence community wound care in the UK? A focus group study using the Theoretical Domains Framework

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

31 JULY 2019

Salford Primary Care Workforce Study: Contribution to a Safer Salford

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

16 JULY 2019

PhD study Implementing a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle in nursing homes

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

16 JULY 2019

Identifying and prioritising uncertainties in the delivery of community-focused wound care in Greater Manchester

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

16 JULY 2019

PhD study Understanding the impact of dementia on access to stroke rehabilitation

CLAHRC GM BITES (2014-2019)

15 JULY 2019

Clinical audit assessment of Salford Wide Extended Access Pilot (SWEAP) appointments

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

OUR WORK