Welcome to NIHR ARC West

The National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West) collaborates with partner organisations, including the NHS, local authorities and universities, to conduct applied health research and implement research evidence, to improve health and healthcare across the West.

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Our applied health research and implementation focus on projects on mental health, public health and prevention, healthier childhoods and integrated and optimal care.

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We are committed to a collaborative approach to patient and public involvement in research and the delivery of health care and services, through our partners People in Health West of England.

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Our training and capacity building work promotes the development of skills in understanding, using and producing evidence for the health and social care, public health and commissioning workforce, as well as the voluntary sector.

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Upcoming events

Digital health platforms and the future of healthcare workshop

  • 3 March 2020
  • University of Bristol, Room 2D2, The Priory Complex, Bristol, BS8 1TU

South West Society for Academic Primary Care – Bristol 2020

  • 5 March 2020
  • The Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF
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