Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country and a leading provider of specialist healthcare services, and is at the cutting-edge of healthcare research, innovation, and life sciences in the UK.

Its 10 hospitals are home to hundreds of world class clinicians and academic staff, committed to finding patients the best care and treatments. Its hospitals are: Manchester Royal Infirmary, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, North Manchester General Hospital, Trafford General, Altrincham Hospital, Wythenshawe Hospital and Withington Hospital.

Dr Katherine Boylan, Head of Innovation at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), said:

“As a member of the UK Health Data Research Alliance, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to be supporting the Health Data Science Black Internship Programme.


“Having interviewed an outstanding group of candidates – and part-funded by NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre – we are delighted to have appointed three new colleagues under the Black Internship Programme to support data projects across our Trust, hosted infrastructure and Clinical Data Sciences Unit (CDSU). I look forward to welcoming our new colleagues to the MFT Innovation Team.


“Innovation is all about new ideas and how best to implement them, and I feel strongly that diverse and inclusive cultures drive innovation and creative thinking, and this Programme really speaks to that.”