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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A growing population and your role within it

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What a career in Nursing and Midwifery looks like

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Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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Want a career working and caring for children?

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If you enjoy caring for children and young people, a nursing career as a Children's Nurse could be the perfect role for you. Also known as a paediatric nurse, this role allows you to be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team of pr...

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What a career in Health and Social Care looks like

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Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a health and social care career to pursue. The ne...

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How student internships help the health and social care sector

11 Aug 21

During university degrees, many of you will undertake some type of placement or student internships. From nursing to graphic design, students will be using the internet in search of opportunities to practise their skills.Students ...

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