Cara is working as part of Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) to help the Greater Manchester healthcare system to transform the way it gets innovations into practice. She is an experienced advanced improvement practitioner and researcher, with over 20 years’ experience of cross-sector working. This has included roles within academic, healthcare and Local Government sectors. In her current role, she has been engaging with local, national and international researchers and innovators to realise the ambition for healthcare improvements. In her current role at HInM she is a Senior Programme Development Lead and charged with leading the Cardiovascular Disease, Mental Health Programmes, Public Involvement and engagement work and supporting the roll out of the NHS E National Innovation Accelerators across Greater Manchester.
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