Researchers scoop an impressive five awards at the Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards 2017

The fifth-annual ceremony of the Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards took place in the city centre on Thursday 9th November to showcase the achievements and successes of researchers and teams from across the region’s Trusts and GP practices.

Founded in 2013, the NIHR CRN awards have grown from strength to strength. Celebrating their 5th anniversary in style, they received an impressive 160 nominations across 10 categories, with additional special awards presented on the night to outstanding recipients and teams.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust* drives continuous improvement in the care patients receive through clinical research and this was showcased on the night with a record number of winners across a range of categories:

Best Community Research Contribution

Public Engagement

Research Administrator/Coordinator of the Year

Research Nurse/Midwife of the Year

Outstanding Industry Collaboration

* please note, on 1st October 2017 Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) merged to form Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT)