Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) has published its Impact Report for 2022-2023.

The report details how HInM has delivered against all its key commissions from NHS England and the Office of Life Sciences through 2022/23.

Key highlights in the report include:

  • Strong delivery against all national AHSN requirements across its various commissions including delivery to the requirements of NHS England and Office of Life Sciences commissions.
  • Success in the Manchester Biomedical Research Centre bid, which has been awarded £59.1m over five years, a significant uplift on the previous settlement.
  • Successfully securing a grant from Innovate UK and industry investment for a circa £20m innovation accelerator programme.
  • Leading on the design and development of a GM approach for virtual wards, which is now currently delivering >400 virtual beds across the system.
  • Grown the use of GM Care Record by around 25% in year to 19,000 users and 190,000 patient consultations per month, and driven academic outputs from the GM Care Record (3 publications, 42 studies in the pipeline overall).
  • Led the successful wave 1 NHS England Secure Data Environment bid process for GM and the wider NW region, securing £11m over three years.
  • Led on successful bids through 2022/23 to leverage over £100m of investment into the GM system.
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