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Read health and social care research news from across Wales and the UK.

Research Nurse vacancy at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

23 Mar

The role of Research Nurse is part of a team of trained research professionals including Research Officers, Trial Administrators and Clinical Studies Officers who work to recruit patients and service users to the Health and Care Research Wales portfolio of research studies and support researchers to set up and coordinate studies. 

Support and Delivery Event

Support and Delivery Event

22 Mar

Yesterday (21 March 2017) more than 200 people from across the service – including teams from the Support Centre, Research and Development offices, and Delivery staff – came together for our first annual Support and Delivery event.

PRIME Centre Wales

Antibiotics not effective for clinically infected eczema in children

14 Mar

Estimates suggest that 40 percent of eczema flares are treated with topical antibiotics, but findings from a study led by PRIME Centre Wales and Cardiff University suggest there is no meaningful benefit from the use of either oral or topical antibiotics for milder clinically infected eczema in children. 

New films show benefit of public involvement in research

9 Mar

Members of the public have worked with Cardiff University staff to produce two short films highlighting the benefits of public involvement in research.

HealthWise Wales - your information will protect the health of the nation

Major research study has the potential to transform the health of the nation

1 Mar

HealthWise Wales has the potential to transform the health and wellbeing of the nation, Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Rebecca Evans, has said today.

Master of Research scholarship open to applications

28 Feb

This is an exciting opportunity to study an integrated information system which could lead to entirely new approaches in health and social care service delivery and outcomes. This is a funded MRes, including a generous stipend and tuition fees, with well-resourced circumstances for a successful scholarship.