The MACP is actively involved with the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR)which provides support and opportunities for researchers across the health professions to network and establish collaborative links.


Information relating to Research opportunities sponsored by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

The link below provides information on studies that have been or are being funded by NIHR.



Specialty details – Musculoskeletal Disorders
Improving Healthcare through Clinical Research

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provides and online course for practitioners and is free of charge hosted by the University of Leeds.


NIHR Training Co-ordinating Centre

NIHR – also have links to local Clinical Research Networks (CRN) – who may be able to support you in your research. The link below is for the NIHR CRN Wessex


Further support is provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network Study Support Service 


The links below are to videos, relating to support for non-commercial research and the work done to support patients in the NHS:

How the NIHR's Clinical Research Network supports non-commercial research


Versus Arthritis

Versus Arthritis have a commitment to preventing arthritis, developing cures and transforming the lives of those with arthritis. They work together with the NIHR, CSP and MACP

They have a wealth of information for researchers.

 Versus Athritis