Welcome to the Research and Development Department of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB).
Research helps to improve public health and patient care-enhancing knowledge, as well as advancing treatments in the NHS and making a difference to people’s lives.
Cardiff and Vale UHB Research and Development has an international reputation for undertaking pioneering clinical research with the focus on improving care and developing better treatments. Our work with academia, commercial organisations, industry and other research centres is critical for improving healthcare. Research and Development is embedded across the Health Board and we are a leading centre for clinical trials and other studies in Wales.
The R&D office supports the development of high quality research within the Health Board and ensures it is conducted and managed to a high scientific and ethical standard.
The R&D office receives funding from Health and Care Research Wales to build capacity and capability to support high quality research and to maximise impact.