Who are we?

  • We are a group of people, including clinicians, commissioners, managers and members of the public, who want to improve care for people with or at risk of developing cardiovascular disease in Greater Manchester

  • We are led by a consultant cardiologist who is supported by our network team

  • The work of the network is overseen by a steering group, which includes doctors, specialists, commissioners, patients, public health workers and other people who drive improvements in this area

What are our aims?

  • To develop a strong, cohesive strategic clinical network
  • Review the challenges in the system

  • Establish priorities and objectives that form the basis of a single coherent GM programme 

  • Review the current and planned improvement initiatives (who is doing what)

  • Explore existing gaps and opportunities against our agreed objectives and;

  • Look at how we can co-ordinate our efforts more effectively to achieve those collective objectives

How do we do it?

  • Networking and partnership working

  • Scoping and using shared intelligence

  • Stakeholder agreement on objectives and priority setting

  • Agreeing accountability

  • Co-ordinating our initiatives 

How can I get involved?

  • The views of the public are very important to us. Our Patients, Carers and Public Involvement Engagement Advisory Group plays an important role in our steering group.

  • To contact us to find out more about how to get involved, please call 0113 825 0892 for a chat or email us at england.gmec-scn.nhs.net