Welsh Government

Services

The Health and Care Research Wales Research and Development infrastructure can provide a number of services to support the progress of your research study in NHS Wales:

  • General signposting
    An information and advice service available to companies looking to initiate or expand on their research and development activities in Wales.
      
  • Feasibility coordination
    A central and coordinated system is in place to facilitate reliable feasibility assessments, enabling rapid identification of new sites across Wales.

    We are part of a UK wide feasibility process. Documentation relating to this can be found below:

UK feasibility pilot Memorandum of Understanding 

UK feasibility pilot Standard Operating Procedure

  • Study set-up & management
    Support is available to enable the effective and efficient set-up of studies in the NHS and, where needed, provide oversight of study delivery.

  • Costings support & advice
    Specialist advice is available to colleagues in the NHS and industry to support efficient costing negotiation and facilitate speedy study set-up.

  • Contracts advice & support
    Specialist advice is available to colleagues in the NHS and industry to support efficient contract negotiation, and facilitate speedy study set-up.

    To find out more, contact the industry team at industry-research@wales.nhs.uk