As the research partner of the NHS, public health and social care, the NIHR is committed to funding and supporting high quality health and care research.
In Wessex, we support research across 30 specialty areas, including cancer, mental health, primary care and dementia. With our expert clinical leaders working alongside our core team, we ensure the successful delivery of research studies across a range of settings. Find out more about our specialties and our local research delivery teams.
Study Support Service
Our Study Support Service helps researchers and the life sciences industry to plan, set up and deliver high quality research to time and target in both the NHS and the wider health and social care environment. We provide this service for all studies eligible for our support, regardless of location, study type, study size, therapy or research area.
We fund, support and deliver high quality research alongside attracting, training and supporting the best researchers.
Whether you are applying for funding for the first time, or have already received NIHR funding, we provide support so that you can conduct clinical and applied research in the areas of our region with the greatest health and care needs.
Developing your career
The NIHR Academy supports a vibrant community of health and care researchers from different professions, backgrounds and research interests. Find out more about our career development opportunities.
Our bespoke resources and learning tools have been developed to support researchers and the research delivery workforce. Visit our training page to discover our local offer.