News and Events

Rapid Review from the PaCERS Team

6th Nov 2017

The PaCERS team have conducted a Rapid Review on What outpatient models have proven efficacy for assessment and management of pelvic radiotherapy late effects?

The purpose of this rapid review is to identify models of care which accurately identify patients with late toxicity following pelvic radiotherapy, and effectively manage that symptom burden.

Social Care Research Position Statement

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.

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.