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Wales Cancer Research Network (WCRN)

The Wales Cancer Research Network (WCRN) is part of the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research Clinical Research Centre (NISCHR CRC).


Our vision is to support today’s research to develop and deliver tomorrow’s best care. 

Our mission is to increase the quality and quantity of people-centred research in Wales.


WCRN is working to:

• improve relevance by supporting high quality, people-centred research studies which benefit the delivery of cancer care;

• involve people by providing opportunities for patients, service users, carers and the public to input into research development; 

• increase capacity by providing a skilled and efficient research workforce to increase the quantity of cancer research studies recruiting in Wales;

• promote research as a routine and integrated part of NHS care.



Latest news

NISCHR CRC Vacancy - Research Nurse
11 April 2014
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a secondment as a research nurse within the NISCHR CRC South West Wales Research Network. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic nurse who works well as part of team, is organized and has a flexible approach to work.
£3m available to fund innovative solutions to public sector challenges
11 April 2014
The Welsh Government is calling on public sector organisations, looking for new and novel solutions to challenges they face, to apply for a share of £3m in the second phase of a new fund.
NISCHR Research Practice Mentor (South East Wales) Expressions of Interest – deadline extended *
11 April 2014

* Please note the deadline has been extended to Monday 28 April 2014

Last updated: 31/10/2013