Our mission is to produce high quality research that is sustainable and improves the quality of life for individuals, communities and society in general. We are committed to undertaking research which informs and supports professionals, practitioners, researchers, lecturers and students in the fields of Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedics and the Allied Health Professions (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry) Public Health and Health Promotion.
We value all types of research relevant to our mission including, qualitative, experimental, laboratory-based, applied clinical, standardised data collection and theoretical research. We aim to be recognised at local, national and international levels for our distinctive contribution to practice and policy-based research outcomes through sustainable research expertise in a range of cutting-edge qualitative and quantitative methodologies and approaches to knowledge translation and exchange.
We believe our research must reflect the current Government, NHS and EC agendas in order to support and sustain the Health Professions which we represent together with improving care for patients and clients either in the NHS, the private sector or via public health initiatives.