Manchester Academic Health Science Centre
|Manchester Academic Health Science Centre|
|Location||Greater Manchester, United Kingdom|
|Hospital type||Academic health science centre|
The Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC; //) 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.
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.
The creation of Manchester Academic Health Science Centre was announced by the then health secretary Alan Johnson in March 2009.
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre comprises:
- The University of Manchester
- Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals NHS Trust
- The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
- Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
- Salford Clinical Commissioning Group
- Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
- University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Areas of research
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre is the first Academic Health Science Centre in the UK to cover the full spectrum of care:
- "Centre will make Manchester world-beater in health research". University of Manchester. 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2008-10-16.
- "New medical research programme for Manchester". UK Trade and Investment today. 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2008-10-16.[dead link]
- "Alan Johnson names England's five health science centres". Health Service Journal. 10 March 2009. Retrieved 23 September 2012.
- www.mahsc.ac.uk, the website of Manchester Academic Health Science Centre