Research Support

NIHR: Clinical Research Network – Study Support Service

For any study that is eligible or applying for Network support, whether commercially or non-commercially sponsored, the Study Support Service offers a range of services across the research pathway. Their dedicated team of advisors are able to help with areas such as study feasibility, regulatory approvals, assistance with site identification, costings, set up and delivery to time and target.

Their infrastructure provides unparalleled access to, and understanding of, the NHS research environment. Regardless of the location, study type, study size or therapy area of the research, the NIHR Study Support Service will provide consistent and high quality support.

To find out more about the Study Support Service visit our website  and watch a video explaining more about the new service

For further information or guidance please use


Research for the Future and the ‘Help BEAT’ campaigns

Research for the Future is an NHS supported campaign to encourage people in and around Greater Manchester to get involved with health research.

 It consists of a series of ‘Help BEAT’ campaigns. Current campaigns are Help BEAT Diabetes; Help BEAT Heart Disease and Help BEAT Respiratory Disease. If you are over the age of 18 and have one or more of these conditions, you are welcome to join.

Signing up to Research for the Future means you want to know more about how you can get involved in NHS health research. There are lots of research opportunities from filling in simple questionnaires to taking part in trials of new treatments. Once registered, you will receive information about what’s going on in your local area and how to get involved if you want.

Lots of people enjoy taking part, knowing they are helping improve care and treatments for others in the future.

Find out more about the Help BEAT campaigns and sign up online at  or alternatively text research and your name to 81400 (standard text rate).

Health care professionals conducting research in these areas who would like help with recruitment please contact

        @research_future        /researchforthefuture        

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