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.

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What's Next in Global Healthcare? (Digital Technology on the Rise)

07 May 21

From virtual healthcare solutions to mixed reality (MR) consultations, things are changing fast in the global healthcare sector!

This is an exciting time to pursue a career in global healthcare management,...

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The Trends That Shape General Practice

19 Apr 21

The health industry has come under an intense spotlight over the past 12 months as a consequence of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. While there is no denying that coronavirus is shaping the healthcare sector, there are a nu...

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Microvolunteering (and its Impact on Human Society)

14 Apr 21

Acts of kindness can change the world…here’s how you can get involved for Microvolunteering Day this April 15th!

There are so many reasons to help others, and every year on April 15th

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Why Do an MBA in Global Healthcare Management?

12 Apr 21

Do you see yourself working in leadership and management in healthcare? A Master of Business Administration (MBA) in this field could be for you.

If there’s one thing tha...

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The University of Bolton Nurtures Self-Improvement: MSc Health and Social Care

18 Dec 20

If you want to study at an award-winning university with a supportive and friendly campus, look no further than the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester. Our MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course is designed to help graduate...

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Healthcare Management Careers: Develop Self-Improvement Skills in 2021

16 Dec 20

To emerge stronger after the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important for healthcare workers to adapt and reskill. There’s never been a better time to retrain and enjoy professional development, and Postgraduate study is a fantastic pathway t...

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