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Welcome to Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network's Website

Greater Manchester AHSN is a collaborative network bringing together 30 NHS providers and commissioners across Greater Manchester, East Lancashire Trust and East Cheshire and four universities. 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.



The AHSN Network at the Health and Care Innovation Expo – 2 and 3 September, 2015

Next month sees the Health and Care Innovation Expo, one of the main events in the health and social care calendar, attracting around 5,000 visitors, returning to Manchester.

World’s first instant nutrient milkshake for dysphagia sufferers

With funding for a clinical evaluation from GM AHSN's Technology Innovation Challenge, Slõ Drinks have designed Slõ Milkshakes, the first instant nutrient milkshake for dysphagia sufferers.

Health 2.0 and Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) – working to bring innovators, patients, carers and service users together

Cara Afzal and Idalia Dawidowska report back from three Health 2.0 MCR workshops "Design products people want to use"

AHSNs – a chance to have your say: survey

During July, NHS England is conducting a survey of all Academic Health Science Networks, providing a key opportunity for stakeholders to feedback on their experience of working with the AHSNs.

North West Companies to Receive £175k for Innovative Digital Healthcare Solutions

Four companies across Manchester and Liverpool have been selected to receive £30k - £50k each to develop cutting-edge digital solutions to help improve data flow and patient wellbeing.