South East Wales Academic Health Science Partnership - SEWAHSP
SEWAHSP - South East Wales Academic Health Science Partnership – NHS and HEI organisations collaborating to improve health
The South East Wales Academic Health Science Partnership (SEWAHSP) is an alliance with a mission to cooperate and collaborate strategically and operationally, to integrate high quality research and education and enhance the Region’s outputs in developing and applying improvements, innovations and health technologies to benefit the health and wealth of the population of Wales.
SEWAHSP was formed by the Higher Education Institutions and NHS organisations in South East Wales to reduce fragmentation in R&D and accelerate health improvement in line with Government policies. It will work closely with industry and funders, and bring together researchers, managers, practitioners, patient groups, planners and policy makers to achieve the mission.
The aims of the Partnership are to;
Create new synergies between NHS, Universities and Industry.
Enhance South East Wales’ reputation for research excellence.
Improve health and well-being through innovation and translation of evidence into practice.
Build on Wales’ long tradition of excellence in community health based research.
Strengthen the research community by creating a vibrant environment.
Support high quality multidisciplinary research which is people centred and leads to quality improvements in healthcare.
Contribute to economic prosperity, by developing and promoting partnerships with industry.
The 9 Partners are: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board, Cwm Taf University Health Board, Public Health Wales NHS Trust, Velindre NHS Trust, Wales Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff University, University of South Wales.