Information for researchers

Research Route Map – the nation’s online source of information, guidance and resources for anyone undertaking health or social care research in Wales.

The research route map is designed to give researchers and research teams easy, user friendly guidance on every aspect of the research process. It makes clear the support available from Health and Care Research Wales and others, providing guidance, best practice examples and key documents and templates, including information on:


Health and Care Research Wales provides a high-quality, needs-driven training programme which is delivered across Wales. All Health and Care Research Wales training courses offer CPD certification.

Useful links

  • NHS library services
  • Research governance framework for health and social care in Wales
  • Intellectual property policy