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Under GDPR, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you. These are;

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  • a right to claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Act.

You can read more about these rights here.

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When someone visits or we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in an anonymous way which does not identify anyone individually. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be open about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

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Google will use this information to produce user activity reports for this website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
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Read Google's Privacy Policy and Google's Terms of Service for detailed information. 

This site, from time to time, links to SurveyMonkey forms for data collection. This data is processed in the US and its handling satisfies the provisions of GDPR.

Your interaction with this website

We collect two kinds of electronic information direct from visitors to this website; feedback and email subscription details.

Search engine

Our website search and decision notice search is powered by a Google Search Appliance (GSA). Search queries and results are logged anonymously to help us improve our website and search functionality. No user-specific data is collected by us or any third party.


We use a third party provider, Mailchimp, to deliver our weekly bulletins. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our bulletin. For more information, please see Mailchimp’s GDPR statement. Their general Privacy Policy can also be seen here.

Consultations and Online survey tools

We collect information volunteered by members of the public using an in-house survey tool.

We occasionally carry out surveys using Survey Monkey. Survey Monkey has issued assurances that they meet GDPR standards, though they also host all their data in the United States. Please also see Survey Monkey’s Privacy Policy.

People who contact us via social media

We use a third party provider, SocialSignIn to manage our social media interactions.
If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will be stored by SocialSignIn for three months. It will not be shared with any other organisations.

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We try to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

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Changes to this Privacy Policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

This privacy policy was last updated on 18 May 2018.

How to contact us

If you want to request information about our privacy policy you can email us at or write to:

Data Protection Officer
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ


We welcome your feedback. If you contact us asking for information, we may need to contact other government departments to find that information. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our technology suppliers.

We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so. Once we have replied to you, we keep a record of your message for audit purposes.

Further information

If you have any further questions about how your data will be used, please write to us using the details below.

Data Protection Officer
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ. 

Previous meeting Agendas & Minutes

25October 2017

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19 July 2017

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19 April 2017

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5 October 2016

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6 July 2016

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13 April 2016

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6 January 2016

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14 October 2015

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2015-10-14_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf 2015-10-14_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf
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8 October 2014

2014-10-08_CNRS Board Agenda.docx 2014-10-08_CNRS Board Agenda.docx
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2014-10-08_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf 2014-10-08_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf
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16 July 2014

2014-07-16_CNRS Board Agenda.docx 2014-07-16_CNRS Board Agenda.docx
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2014-07-16_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf 2014-07-16_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf
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16 April 2014

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2014-04-16_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf 2014-04-16_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf
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14 January 2014

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2013-10-01_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf 2013-10-01_CNRS Board Meeting Minutes.pdf
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Current and recently completed research projects


Research posters from the CNRS network


Research publications and theses


Dates and previous minutes from the CNRS Board Meetings

read The community nursing research strategy

Read the Community Nursing Research Strategy for Wales Report

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