Welsh Government


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 Co-ordination
    A central and co-ordinated system is in place to facilitate reliable feasibility assessments, enabling rapid identification of new sites across Wales. 

We're currently piloting 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

  • 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. 
  • 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. 

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