News and Events

Research Methodology Clinics

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

Social Care and Cancer

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

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.


Hospice Research Governance Toolkit App

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. 

5 Year Report

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.

Rapid Review Service

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 for further information

It's really difficult keeping up to date with the latest information - how can we help?

10th Sep 2015

Trying to update our clinical practice on top of our very busy work days can be nightmarish. There is just too much to do, and too much information out there to make sense of!

We are really keen to try and help.

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