Underpinning all the research we do at NIHR ARC Wessex are a number of key principles that steer us as an organisation. These are important to help make sure that the work we do has a long lasting impact that benefits the community locally but also further afield.
Capacity building aims to increase the number of people doing great health research
Public collaboration and involvement makes sure that the work we do is useful in the real world and is explained clearly
Engaging with our partners makes sure that everyone can benefit from the research we are doing and can working together means we can share resource and expertise
We need to translate the research into action in the health and care systems in Wessex, so there is a strong focus on implementation. Our research and evidence needs to be used