Centres and Institutions
UCLan is the home to one of the UK’s newest Medical Schools, and has a growing Clinical Trials Unit. It has a wide range of expertise in health science research and innovation. UCLan’s main campus is in Preston, with a satellite campus in both Burnley, East Lancashire and Westlakes, West Cumbria.
The University has identified Core areas of Research Strength within overarching themes: Arts, Culture and Heritage; Citizenship, Society and Justice; Lifelong Health and Wellbeing; People, Place and Environment; Sustainability, Business and Enterprise; and Transformative Science and Technologies.
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.
Involves the Universities of Central Lancashire, Wolverhampton, Manchester Metropolitan, Liverpool and Keele, and together with the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology and Walton Centre NHS Trusts, in a strategic alliance designed to consolidate and exploit clinical and research-based brain tumour expertise which currently exists within the region.
A research, teaching and medical education facility led by senior clinical academics with a background in acute medicine and primary care in West Cumbria.
Offers a range of high quality specialised services to patients in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
A large integrated health care organisation providing high quality acute secondary healthcare for the people of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.
An acute hospital trust serving a population of around 320,000 people.
Provides over 60 community and mental health services to a population of half a million people.