We actively involve patients and healthcare professionals to produce high-quality research that addresses the real healthcare concerns of people living in the South West.
This theme is all about better understanding the needs of people affected by dementia, developing interventions to improve care and maximising the impact of existing research.
This theme involves developing and evaluating interventions to reduce the risk of mental health problems and manage established conditions as well as maximising the impact of research.
Through this theme we aim to develop and evaluate public health interventions, particularly in the areas of COVID-19, social prescribing, childhood obesity and mental health in children and young people.
The work in this theme centres around improving care for people with complex needs, such as people from marginalised groups, people with frailty and multiple long-term conditions and children.
Our work in this theme centres around providing training for local health and care professionals to enable them to generate and use evidence in their work.
Alongside ARC Yorkshire and Humber, we’re leading this national programme of work to improve health outcomes in childhood and maternal health across the country.
Evidence synthesis is a way of bringing together and summarising all available research on a particular topic or question.
Implementation Science is about supporting the implementation of evidence-informed change.
Operational research and data science involves analysing data to model healthcare services and predict the impact of change for the NHS.
Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) is about involving patients, service users, carers and family members in health and social care research.
Medical statistics is the application of statistical methods in and interpretation of data from medical and health research studies.