What the Centre is looking to achieve
NCPHWR’s aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Wales. This is aligned with Taking Wales Forward, the Prosperity for All: The National Strategy, the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and key Welsh Government priorities around Prudent Healthcare and Public Health, Early Years and Social Care Strategies.
The Centre is keen to explore opportunities to work with Public Service Boards to provide tailored research which will contribute to the evidence based for the Well-being Assessments and Well-being plans.
The Centre focuses on two main areas of research:
This is supported by considerable evidence that effective early intervention during childhood and youth is most likely to break the cycle of health inequalities and of the increasing health, social and economic costs of long-term health conditions.
The National Centre for Population Health & Wellbeing Research (NCPHWR) has been funded by Health and Care Research Wales to increase the amount of ground-breaking research being carried out in Wales; it does this by bringing together researchers and research services, the NHS or PHW, policy makers, the third sector, and members of the public to:
The NCPHWR is collaboration between:
NCPHWR works closely with other leading research centres around the UK, including: