Manchester Academic Health Science Centre

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Coordinates: 53°28′05″N 2°13′59″W / 53.468°N 2.233°W / 53.468; -2.233

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre
MAHSC logo.jpg
Geography
Location Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Organisation
Care system NHS
Hospital type Academic health science centre
History
Founded June 2008
Links
Website http://www.mahsc.ac.uk/

The Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC; /ˈmæsk/) is an academic health science centre based in Manchester, United Kingdom. It is partnership, based on a federal model, between The University of Manchester and six NHS organisations in Greater Manchester. It was formally established in June 2008.[1][2]

MAHSC intends to act as a focus point to develop an effective shared vision and strategy for health research in Greater Manchester. One of the partnership's main objectives is to develop a system for rapid dissemination and translation of research findings into routine public health practice, enabling research outputs to directly benefit the patients and residents of Greater Manchester.

History[edit]

The creation of Manchester Academic Health Science Centre was announced by the then health secretary Alan Johnson in March 2009.[3]

Members[edit]

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre comprises:

Areas of research[edit]

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre is the first Academic Health Science Centre in the UK to cover the full spectrum of care:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Centre will make Manchester world-beater in health research". University of Manchester. 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  2. ^ "New medical research programme for Manchester". UK Trade and Investment today. 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2008-10-16. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Alan Johnson names England's five health science centres". Health Service Journal. 10 March 2009. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • www.mahsc.ac.uk, the website of Manchester Academic Health Science Centre