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NHS South West strategic research workforce capacity and capability plan on a page

This co-produced document focuses on the education, training, and development of a research skilled workforce. This workforce includes such people as registered health, social care and scientific professionals in the south west, support workers, and their employing organisations and integrated care boards.
We aim to use promotion of the strategy to create a research movement leading to a step change for an aware and research skilled workforce.
View the plan as an online PDF document
There are six domains to this strategy:
  1. Invest in and nurture our workforce
  2. Improve access and equity 
  3. Lead by example
  4. Support South West research priorities 
  5. Grow our influence
  6. Create a thriving research culture 

This regional work programme aims to align the national research strategies with local work at organisational and integrated care board level.