Department for Health

About Bath Research & Development

We are a partnership between three CCGs, the Department for Health within the University of Bath (where the Consortium is located) and local community healthcare providers SironaWiltshire Health and Care and Virgin Care BaNES. The CCGs involved are: Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and a portion of Wiltshire.

We also have active links with research staff at local charitable orgnaisations including Designability, the Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE) and Dorothy House

We offer research support and help to facilitate the conduct of trials and other well-designed studies within primary and community care; with our focus being to promote health research.

We provide research governance services; and drop in support sessions for researchers with queries regarding the various approvals and opinions required for research involving the NHS and Health and Social Care (HSC). 

We offer advice to researchers on involving the public in health research, which is a requirement for NIHR funding applications; and we also support members of the public who would like to participate in research.


Dr Lisa Austin (Research Manager)
email: | Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6575

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