Welcome to the Centre for Applied Health Research

Previously the Centre for Nursing and Healthcare Research, the Centre for Applied Health Research supports and facilitates research that seeks to inform nursing and healthcare theory, policy and practice.

Our research remit is broad, and cover areas as diverse as:

  • Ageing and health across the lifespan
  • Diabetes self-management
  • Dementia
  • Falls
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health and wellbeing
  • Limited life care (adult and children)
  • Nursing education and workforce
  • Pain and pain management
  • Patient, service-user and public involvement and consultation
  • Peer-support interventions
  • Prisoner and offender health
  • Self-management for long-term conditions
  • Social network analysis for health organisations and collaborations
  • Patient feedback and patient surveys