Health Management Group

We specialise in research and evaluation; teaching and executive education; and personal and organisational development. We aim to combine academic rigour and practical relevance in our work, and to bridge the worlds of research, theory, policy and practice.

We are part of the Alliance Manchester Business School Health Services Research Centre, which brings together academics and researchers from across The University of Manchester with shared interests in health services organisation, management and leadership, research implementation and policy. 


2018 Annual Teddy Chester Lecture: Evidence and Policy in a World of Fake News 

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 5:30 at Crowne Plaza, next to The University of Manchester

Martin McKee is Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he founded the European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition (ECOHOST), a WHO Collaborating Centre. He is also Research Director of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and Past President of the European Public Health Association. He trained in medicine and public health and has written extensively on health and health policy, with a particular focus on countries undergoing political and social transition.

There is no charge to attend this event, but places at the lecture are limited and booking is strongly advised. Please click here for more information. 

This annual lecture marks the contribution of Teddy Chester, who was the first professor of social administration at the University of Manchester. From his appointment in the early 1950s, to his retirement in the 1970s he was an influential pioneer in management development, using evidence and research with policy makers, and working with clinical leaders. He was involved in founding and leading the NHS Graduate Training Scheme, and in founding Manchester Business School.