5th Apr 2017
Read our Position Statement on Social Care Research, launched today. It includes a working definition of social care and social care research guidelines that will help us identify research opportunities that we believe will result in improved social care and support, and better experiences for people with cancer, and their carers, in Wales.
22nd Jul 2016
The Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre are holding quarterly Research Methodology Clinics to provide advice and support to the research interests of academics, clinicians and other health professionals. The date of the next clinic is Friday 22 July 2016, please click here for details on how to book an individual appointment
27th Jun 2016
Social Care and Cancer: Supporting care provision through research - a consensus conference
Monday 27th June 2016 - 10.30am - 3.00pm. Venue: Life Sciences Hub Wales. Signup at tinyurl.com/hfw4uut
Recent changes to social care provision present significant challenges and opportunities for services. This consensus meeting offers a timely opportunity to identify key challenges for your service and to prioritise areas where research can, in a timely fashion, support practice change with a focus on cancer patients and their families.
19th May 2016
The Research Governance Toolkit developed for independent hospices is now available as an App.
The aim of the toolkit is to provide guidance on host
organisation roles and responsibilities, improving
knowledge and minimising workload for staff.
15th Apr 2016
We are pleased to report on the development of palliative and supportive care research in Wales over the period 2010 – 2015 and to outline our future aims and priorities.
The report highlights some of our key achievements, including development of a programme of palliative care research that has resulted in over £6 million grant funding coming into Wales, and year on year growth in the number of portfolio palliative care studies and participant recruitment.
11th Feb 2016
PaCERS - We have developed the Palliative Care Evidence Review Service to support professionals and other decision-makers working in palliative care. Its aim is to conduct rapid reviews to answer research questions of current importance to health care professionals and other decision-makers in relation to palliative care, in the shortest possible time.
Please contact PaCERSWCRC@cf.ac.uk for further information