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Welcome to Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network's Website

GM AHSN is one of 15 Academic Health Science Networks across England: spreading innovation, improving health, generating economic growth.

As the only bodies that connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, we are catalysts that create the right conditions to facilitate change across whole health and social care economies, with a clear focus on improving outcomes for patients. Greater Manchester AHSN brings together 34 members comprising NHS providers, commissioners and universities across Greater Manchester, East Lancashire Trust and East Cheshire. Our ambition is to deliver a step change in health outcomes and to support Greater Manchester's strategy for growth through enabling £1bn of wealth creation over five years, supporting SMEs and helping to create a healthier population.


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Greater Manchester to receive international award for excellence in active and healthy ageing

The Greater Manchester Active and Healthy Ageing Coalition has received international recognition for their work in the field of active and healthy ageing.

North excellence in active and healthy ageing given international recognition

North health organisations have received international recognition for their work on active and healthy ageing.

Trust leads the way with UKs first NHS use of hand held pain relief treatment

Patients at hospitals run by GM AHSN member Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are the first NHS patients in the UK to be able to self administer a new pain relieving drug (Sufentanil) via a hand...

Salford Digital Health Innovation Call

A new Innovation Fund was recently announced by GM AHSN member organisation NHS Salford CCG. The Fund will help innovators develop, test and evaluate ideas, products, services and clinical practice...

AHSN Network Impact Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest AHSN Network Impact report: Improving Health and Promoting Economic Growth.

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