Face masks and social distancing: Due to the rising prevalence of COVID-19 in our communities, we strongly encourage healthcare staff and visitors to wear a face covering in all of our settings, particularly in clinical areas and those with high footfall. Please exercise a common-sense approach and personal responsibility to help us reduce the impact of COVID-19 on our patients, workforce and services. In addition to wearing a face covering, it is important to continue to maintain social distancing where possible. Thank you for your continued support and co-operation at this time. We continue to regularly review our advice based on prevalence in our communities and our hospitals.
Without research, many of the treatments and types of care that we routinely receive today in the NHS wouldn’t be available.
Members of the public have an essential role to play, since without people agreeing to take part in research studies these improved treatments and care wouldn’t exist.
There are many different ways people can take part in health and social care research, including:
Research is a routine part of treatment and care in NHS Wales. To find out why research is important, how to get involved, what the benefits are and what is involved for people who take part, please follow this link to the Health and Care Research Wales website.
You can join a HealthWise Wales study if you are aged 16 or over and live in Wales, everyone is invited to join!
Answering simple questions about your health and lifestyle will help to protect your health and that of your friends, family, and of the future generations of Wales.