We support and conduct applied health and care research across the South West. We work with health and social care professionals, researchers and local communities to ensure our research meets the needs of our local population.
We are committed to involving patients, service users, carers and family members in our research. Our Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Team support our researchers and students to embed meaningful involvement into everything we do.
We provide a range of training opportunities to develop skills in understanding and producing evidence, and putting evidence into practice. Our programme of interactive courses is open to health and care professionals across the South West.
Our research projects are themed around six research areas: