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

How Do You Move? project celebration

  • 22 January 2020
  • Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue , Bristol, BS4 1NL

The future of care: robotics and autonomous systems

  • 30 January 2020
  • Holiday Inn Filton Bristol, Filton Road, Bristol, BS16 1QX

Clinical Research Network open day

  • 6 February 2020
  • Whitefriars, Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT
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