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Health and Care Research Wales partner with leading eye research charity to open new grant award

Health and Care Research Wales partner with leading eye research charity to open new grant award

16 May

We are pleased to announce a new funding partnership with leading eye research charity Fight for Sight. 

Senior researchers in Wales contribute to landmark initiative

Senior researchers in Wales contribute to landmark initiative

9 May

Researchers in Wales will collaborate on a range of innovative projects as part of the first ever UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) research investment into understanding and influencing the social economic and environmental factors that affect our health.

GP Medical Practice Indemnity scheme in Wales – clarification regarding cover for research from 1 April 2019

GP Medical Practice Indemnity scheme in Wales – clarification regarding cover for research from 1 April 2019

9 May

Following the launch of the GP Medical Practice Indemnity (GMPI) scheme in Wales in April 2019, Welsh Government R&D Division has confirmed that research activities, within the context of providing primary medical services, is included in the scope of the scheme.

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Welsh research takes centre stage in chapter of CMO’s annual report

7 May

From Archie Cochrane in 1948 to Wales’ role in today’s genomic revolution, chapter three of the Chief Medical Officer for Wales Annual Report 2018/19 focuses on the life-changing research happening in Wales. 

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UK Local Information Pack - Update for Commercial Sponsors and Contract Research Organisations (CRO)

26 Apr

A UK Local Information Pack will be introduced on Wednesday 5 June 2019. From this date the Organisational Information Document will be required as part of the UK Local Information Pack, to be shared by commercial and non-commercial sponsors when setting up NHS/Health and Social Care participating organisations in the UK. 

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Job vacancy: professional specialist in information systems and database development

25 Apr

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at the Centre for Clinical Trials Research at Cardiff University as a professonal specialist in information systems and database development.