Welsh Government
Health and Care Research Wales Support & Delivery annual event

Health and Care Research Wales Support & Delivery annual event

15 March 2018   |   09:00 - 16:30   |   Cardiff City Stadium   |   £0.00

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Read the programme for the Support & Delivery event.

It is open to Health and Care Research Wales support & delivery staff.

Registration for this event is now closed.

If you have any enquiries about this event, please email healthandcareresearch@wales.nhs.uk 


Exhibitors include:

  • Welsh Blood Service - find out more about the service and your blood type
  • Academi Wales - learning and development for leaders and managers working across the public service in Wales
  • HealthWise Wales - your information will protect the health of the nation
  • University of South Wales
  • Open University - the OU offers flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications
  • Local Portfolio Management System - providing information on implementing LPMS and answering your questions about the system!
  • Health and Care Research Wales training team - learn more about the training available from Health and Care Research Wales

Workshops include:

  • Getting feasibility right
    Hands on practical advice about the different stages of commercial and non-commercial feasibility
    Lydia Vitolo, Senior industry manager, Health and Care Research Wales
  • Costing and cost attribution masterclass
    Through an interactive approach, this session will help participants gain a better understanding of how to correctly attribute costs for a research study and to recognise why this is important
    Helen Hodgson, Michael Holloway & Ralph Larner, funding and finance team, Health and Care Research Wales
  • How to become a non-medical PI
    Challenging the perception - who is in the best position to be a Principal Investigator
    Emma Williams & Julia Sanders
  • Mental capacity and consent for research 
    The workshop will discuss the Mental Capacity Act and how to maximise appropriate inclusion in research, whilst protecting the interests and welfare, of people who lack capacity to consent. Topics will include the process for assessment of capacity, consultation with others about the person’s views and wishes, and ethical review of research studies. The practice of involving people who lack capacity in research will also be explored.
    Victoria Shepherd, NIHR doctoral research fellow, Cardiff University
  • Coaching in conversations
    Hands-on, practical development session to help participants enhance the quality of their day-to-day conversations by using coaching skills 
    Alex Hills, Zoe Hunter & Reshma Raycoba, Health and Care Research Wales
  • How to boost your confidence and self esteem
    Adam Print, Enhance Coaching

Directions to Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road. Cardiff. CF11 8AZ

By car
If you're travelling to the Stadium by car, access to the Stadium from the M4 is easy. Leave the M4 at junction 33 and take the A4232 towards Cardiff/Barry. Exit the A4232 on to the B4267 turn-off, signposted towards Cardiff City Stadium. You'll see the venue on the horizon as you approach the turn-off.

Follow the slip-road off the B4267 and take the first left at the roundabout - the Stadium will be on your right hand side. Turn right at the second set of traffic lights and follow the appropriate signage for your dedicated parking space.

Parking at Cardiff City Stadium is free (see map below).

By train
The railway station in closest proximity to Cardiff City Stadium is now Grangetown Station. The stadium is approximately 5-10 minute walk away from Grangetown, which you can get to by taking a connecting train from Cardiff's main station, Cardiff Central. There are direct trains from London Paddington, Birmingham, the south coast and south-west England, with connections from the rest of the National Rail network to Central Station - a step free station with staff assistance available.

By bus
There are local bus routes and stops that provide excellent access to Cardiff City Stadium. 

National coach operators also provide a regular service to Cardiff City centre.

By bike
Free, secure, managed cycle parking is provided at Cardiff City Stadium.

On foot
It's easy to walk to Cardiff City Stadium, with footpaths and direct routes from most areas of the city. To walk from the centre of Cardiff to the Stadium will take approximately half an hour. You will need to head south west of the Principality Stadium towards the Riverside area of the town, then follow signs to the Stadium.

Car parking and main entrance at Cardiff City Stadium