ReDIRECT funders & partners

Long Covid Scotland is an action group, led by and advocating for people with Long Covid. We are an active  community advocating for rehabilitation services, research and recognition of Long Covid for people living in Scotland. We are keen to develop partnerships and work in collaboration with stakeholders and researchers to find solutions for people living with Long Covid.


At Counterweight, we empower people to lose weight through clinically proven, dietitian-led behaviour change programmes.


The nation's largest funder of health and care research, providing the people, facilities and technology for research to thrive. NIHR funds, enables and delivers world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and wellbeing and promotes economic growth.


Established in 2012, the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at University of Glasgow is an inter-disciplinary institute that crosses the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences and the College of Social Sciences. Our mission is to prevent disease, improve health and wellbeing, and reduce inequalities: locally, nationally and globally.


UoG Medicine
Formed in 2010, the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences brings together internationally-renowned experts and state-of-the-art facilities to improve health and quality of life for humans and animals across the globe.  The College also provides innovative teaching for our students, preparing them for a wide variety of exciting careers


UoG Robertson Centre for Biostatistics
The Robertson Centre for Biostatistics conducts and supports collaborative research in all areas of medicine and has particular expertise in the design, implementation, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials and epidemiological studies. Centre staff have expertise in Biostatistics, Data Management, Software Development, Health Informatics and Project Management. The Robertson Centre is a key component of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration(UKCRC) fully registered Glasgow Clinical Trials Unit and has significant experience of joint working with colleagues in academia, the NHS and the pharmaceutical and devices industry across the UK and internationally.


NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGGC) is one of 14 regional NHS Boards in Scotland. Responsible for the provision and management of the whole range of health services in this area including hospitals and General Practice, NHSGGC serves a population of 1.14 million and employs around 39,000 staff – it is the largest NHS organisation in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.