Centre for Research for Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to the Centre for Research for Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to the Centre for Research for Health and Wellbeing

The Centre of Research for Health and Wellbeing undertakes research related to health and wellbeing including service evaluation and social issues connected to the sector. We pride ourselves on the high-quality research that we conduct whether as part of our studies or on behalf of our partners. We are proud to offer a positive and supportive learning experience.

Our innovative approach to supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of communities draws on our expert academic staff resource, student research as well as our established community links.


We have a long-standing and excellent reputation among external stakeholders and collaborative partners for our high-quality and industry-relevant teaching and research.

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Research

Research and engagement are a key area of our work and we also offer postgraduate research opportunities to students.

If you are interested in developing your research skills and working with communities to make a difference, then the Centre for Research for Health and Wellbeing may be able to offer you a place on one of its programmes. We offer postgraduate programmes such as:

• MPhil
• PhDs by applied research
• Professional Doctorate
• PhD by Publication (prospective and retrospective)

Contact details

All enquiries related to the Centre of Research for Health and Wellbeing should be addressed to:
Dr Joanne Smith (Associate Teaching Professor)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903784
Email: Joanne.Smith@bolton.ac.uk

Welcome to Health & Wellbeing

We are the host organisation for the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing which is a collaboration between the university and a number of regional health trusts, councils and voluntary bodies to support quality research for the health and Wellbeing of local communities.

The Centre for Research for Health & Wellbeing undertakes high quality research which relates to professional agendas and social issues connected to the health and Wellbeing of groups and individuals. Based in Bolton One, a unique tri-partner building the university shares with the Royal Bolton NHS Trust and Bolton Council, the Centre for Research for Health and Wellbeing is based at the heart of its research sphere.

News

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Health and Social Care: The Rising Demand for Workers

25 Aug 22

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Social Work/ Health and Social Care: Caring for those in need

02 Aug 22

Do you have a caring personality?   Although both health and social care and social work both involve caring for others, however, they are very different disciplines. For instance,

Hear from our Health and Wellbeing Expert

10 Jun 22

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How Does The Ageing Population Affect Social Care

23 May 22

With an ageing population that is showing signs of further growth, our health and social care system could be radically altered. Are we prepared for it?People are living longer lives all around the planet. Most individuals nowaday...

Jobs in Health and Social Care / Social Work: Why a Master’s Degree Matters

31 Mar 22

Working in health and social care, youth and social work, or early years care require a great deal of dedication. While many graduates can get a good job with an undergraduate degree, it can be hugely beneficial to strengthen your skills...

Hear from our Health and Social Care Expert

16 Mar 22

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