Welcome to NIHR ARC West

From 1 October 2019, the National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West) replaces NIHR CLAHRC West.

We'll continue the CLAHRC's great work, collaborating 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

The antibiotic age: the end or a new beginning?

  • 13 November 2019
  • Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green (symposium) and Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol (public lecture), Bristol

Clinical Research Network open day

  • 14 November 2019
  • Whitefriars, Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT

Science in the headlines – where science meets controversy

  • 25 November 2019
  • Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX
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