The North West Coast AHSN covers the areas of Cheshire, Merseyside, South Cumbria and Lancashire, serving a population of approximately four million residents. The Agency is a product of the Government's Innovation, Health and Wealth strategy and is one of 15 established across England. Its primary role is to bring together NHS organisations, universities and businesses to ensure that health and social care innovation is spread at "scale and pace" with consequent benefits for the health and wealth of individuals, communities, regions and the nation.
NIHR Clinical Research Network: North West Coast (CRN NWC)
The NIHR Clinical Research Network is the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. We operate nationally across England through a national coordinating centre and 15 local branches delivering research in the NHS across all disease areas. The NIHR Clinical Research Network: North West Coast is hosted by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust. The host is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of research in the Trusts, primary care organisations and other qualified NHS providers throughout the North West Coast area.
NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West Coast (CLAHRC NWC)
The National Institute of Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West Coast (NIHR CLAHRC NWC) brings universities, local authorities, NHS organisations and the public together working to accelerate the translation of research findings into health service improvements and changes that will reduce health inequalities and improve population health.