Centres and Institutions
Lancaster University's research strengths include ageing; mental health; social and economic inequalities in health; health information, computation and statistics; and infectious disease transmission and biology.
The aim is to create a world-class centre for innovation in health, transforming healthcare and changing practice internationally, nationally, and regionally - a ‘go to’ place for health innovation. The HIC will also be a catalyst for wealth creation, making a major contribution to the local and national economy, by attracting major investment, supporting job creation and the growth of businesses locally and improving the health of populations in the region.
The Innovation Agency, Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast covers Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and South Cumbria, with 4.1 million residents. Its footprint includes 22 NHS providers, 20 CCGs, nine universities and life science industry partners.
The NIHR Cumbria and Lancashire CRN was first in the country for recruitment targeting commercial clinical trials for the last two years.
A leading national centre for ageing research and teaching.
A collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Bangor. The MRC and NIHR have funded seven hubs as part of a national network.
One of eight NIHR funded centres, run in collaboration with University of Liverpool.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has sites at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital.
Includes Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, Calderstones Partnership, Lancashire Care, University Hospitals Morecambe Bay, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.