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Job vacancy: Research Contracts Officer

Job vacancy: Research contracts officer

22 Jul

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Health and Care Research Wales Support and Delivery Centre as a research contracts officer. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day running of the Health and Care Research Wales contracts advice service, which will be developed and implemented in partnership with the research contracts manager.

AcoRD masterclass

NHS R&D Forum and Health and Care Research Wales AcoRD masterclass

19 Jul

In collaboration with the NHS R&D Forum learning & development group, we are pleased to announce a one-day Attributing the costs of health and social care Research and Development (AcoRD) masterclass.

Job vacancy: research engagement administrator

Job vacancy: research engagement administrator

17 Jul

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Health and Care Research Wales Support and Delivery Centre as a research engagement administrator. The post holder will provide comprehensive administrative support to the research engagement cluster as well as provide cross cover to other functions and services within the Support and Delivery Centre as needed.

Health and Care Research Wales specialty leads

Health and Care Research Wales specialty leads

16 Jul

Specialty leads in Wales provide important strategic support as part of the Health and Care Research Wales Support and Delivery Service and map onto the 30 National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) therapeutic areas. 

Advancing Healthcare Awards Wales - Enter now

Health and Care Research Wales sponsors award to recognise outstanding research delivery - enter now!

15 Jul

Health and Care Research Wales is proud to be one of the key sponsors of the 2019 Advancing Healthcare Awards Wales. Enter now!

Finger-prick blood test could safely reduce antibiotic use for people with chronic lung disease

Finger-prick blood test could safely reduce antibiotic use for people with chronic lung disease

15 Jul

A new study, involving researchers from the Centre for Trials Research and the Wales Centre for Primary and Emergency Care Research (PRIME Centre Wales), has found a simple finger-prick blood test at a GP surgery could prevent the unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics to people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).