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

ARC-GM Research Internships

22 JULY 2020

ARC-GM Research Internships

Applications can be accessed here along with some additional guidance for applicants here.

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COVID continues to hit North hard as analysis indicates lockdown varied in its effectiveness across the country

7 JULY 2020

COVID continues to hit North hard as analysis indicates lockdown varied in its effectiveness across the country

New analysis shows a larger increase in COVID deaths, and deaths from all causes, in the North of England compared...

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New analysis shows that the North is being hit hard by COVID19 and its effects will last longer in the region

26 MAY 2020

New analysis shows that the North is being hit hard by COVID19 and its effects will last longer in the region

COVID19 is hitting the North hardest with its effects likely to last longest in the region particularly in deprived urban...

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Evidence by proxy: How do healthcare practitioners engage with research?

17 FEBRUARY 2020

Evidence by proxy: How do healthcare practitioners engage with research?

Roman Kislov   Dr Roman Kislov talks about his research into implementation of evidence-based practice which he conducted with an international...

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ARC-GM Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Programme 2020

28 JANUARY 2020

ARC-GM Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Programme 2020

Applications can be accessed here along with some additional guidance for applicants here.  

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Enhancing the roll out of social prescribing

16 JANUARY 2020

Enhancing the roll out of social prescribing

Paul Wilson talks about how ARC- GM plans to improve the evidence base for social prescribing  on You and Yours...

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AKI Post-discharge Guidance

16 DECEMBER 2019

AKI Post-discharge Guidance

The RCGP has launched new national guidance for post-discharge care following acute kidney injury. This has been based on collaboration...

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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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RESOURCES

4 AUGUST 2020

Pan-Arc Mental Health, Workforce and Well-being Research Framework

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

30 JULY 2020

Challenges faced in Evaluating the National Health Services Diabetes Prevention Programme

PRESENTATIONS

30 JULY 2020

The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme delivery and patient experience: An observational study

PRESENTATIONS

30 JULY 2020

'Going the Distance' - An analysis of engagement and drop out among the first 100,000 referrals into the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

PRESENTATIONS

28 JULY 2020

Mapping of primary care roles across Greater Manchester - Summary report

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

28 JULY 2020

Mapping of Primary care roles across Greater Manchester - Clinical Commissioning Groups specific report

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

28 JULY 2020

Integration of New Roles into General Practice in Greater Manchester

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

28 JULY 2020

Recruitment and Retention of GPs in Greater Manchester (Focus groups with current FP doctors & GP trainees)

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

28 JULY 2020

Recruitment and Retention of GPs in Greater Manchester (Interviews with local, regional and national key informants)

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

24 JULY 2020

Analysis of COVID19 ONS Data March to May 2020

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

22 JULY 2020

Learning lessons from implementation of a national diabetes prevention programme in England

PRESENTATIONS

22 JUNE 2020

Sociodemographic disparities in non‐diabetic hyperglycaemia and the transition to type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

8 JUNE 2020

Implementation science in times of Covid-19

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

5 JUNE 2020

More that unites us than divides us? A qualitative study of integration of community health and social care services

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

4 JUNE 2020

A drive for structure: A longitudinal qualitative study of the implementation of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) intervention during hospital discharge at end of life

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

20 MAY 2020

Equity and the financial cost of informal caregiving in palliative care: a critical debate

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

12 MAY 2020

Value and learning from carer involvement in a cluster randomised controlled trial and process evaluation - Organising Support for Carers of Stroke Survivors (OSCARSS)

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

28 APRIL 2020

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

EVALUATION REPORTS, TOOLKITS AND TRAINING MANUALS

1 APRIL 2020

To explore the feasibility of using a stroke-specific toolkit for six-month post-stroke reviews in care homes to identify unmet needs and actions

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

4 FEBRUARY 2020

NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Greater Manchester Leaflet

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