On the 21st March 2013, the Community Nursing Research Strategy (CNRS) was launched by Professor Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Wales.  Professor White set the scene for the major challenges the Welsh NHS faces in the coming years; particularly its ageing population with increasing levels and complexity of ill-health in an environment of financial austerity.  
In facing these types of challenges she reinforced the Welsh Government policy imperative to deliver more services in the community and that practice must be underpinned by the best evidence and commended this initiative to strengthen the evidence base of community nursing in Wales.
This website has been developed to support implementation of strategy, which has four key strands:

CNRS Researcher Network members list and sign-up

Research publications and research projects from the CNRS network

Find the dates of forthcoming CNRS Board meetings and related info

4)Application to practice



The strategy has been further developed and published in peer reviewed journal:

Kenkre J, Wallace C, Davies R, Bale S, Thomas S. Developing and implementing the community nursing research strategy for Wales. Br J Community Nurs. 2013 Nov;18(11):561-6.

CNRS strategy

Read the Community Nursing Research Strategy for Wales Report


Sign up to the Community Nursing Research Strategy for Wales Network to stay updated with the latest research news, funding and training opportunities, news and events.

The Community Nursing Research Strategy is supported by PRIME Centre Wales,
which is funded by Health and Care Research Wales