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NIHR Collaborators

The NIHR is a collaboration of:

  • LCTU (host) -
  • MASCH (Manchester Academic Health Science Centre) -
  • Liverpool Health Partners (University of Liverpool and NHS Trusts) -
  • NWSTC Strategy Group and Executive Committee
  • NWSTC Clinical Studies Group
  • 3 CLRN’s
  • PI’s/Centre’s/Patients
  • Surgical Trials/Cohorts
  • Training Workshops
  • Surgical Champions


The NIHR Structure is composed of two statutory bodies:

1. Senior Management Team: Constituting a Strategy Group and an Executive to administer the NIHR, meeting at least quarterly and monthly, respectively.

2. NIHR Clinical Studies Group: 20 existing funded CIs, 5 nominated fellows, statistics & epidemiology – (approximately 30 members) - meet quarterly, tasked with selection and development of clinical trials through funding applications.