Welcome to the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research.
The National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) is the Welsh Government body that develops, in consultation with partners, strategy and policy for research in the NHS and social care in Wales.
NISCHR's goal is to fund today's research that will inform tomorrow's care and improve the health and wealth of the people of Wales. An advisory board provides governance and an operational steering group oversees day to day issues.
NISCHR manages its activities through three main strands of work which are:
- Streamlining Research
- Supporting Excellence And Innovation
Investing In The Future
National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) Welsh Government Cathays Park CARDIFF
Tel: 02920 82 5252
Fax: 02920 82 3997
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News from our Network
|NISCHR CRC Annual Report 2012 - 2013
3 December 2013
The NISCHR CRC Annual Report 2012 -2013 has been published.
|NHS Wales Awards 2014
19 November 2013
NHS Wales staff who are delivering excellent patient care are being urged to showcase their work by entering the NHS Wales Awards 2014.
|NISCHR CRC Office Manager/ PA Vacancy
29 October 2013
This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self motivated individual to join NISCHR CRC to run a busy central office supporting regional networks across Wales.
|NISCHR congratulates Welsh researchers on multimillion pound dementia projects
11 December 2013
As part of the increased funding into dementia research announced at the G8 Summit, NISCHR is delighted that Welsh researchers prove they are at the forefront of developments in this crucial area.
20 November 2013
BioWales is now open for business! Register now for your early bird delegate rate.
|Horizon 2020 Funding
14 November 2013
Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of just over €70 billion, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe.