About HSC R&D Division

Health and Social Care Research and Development (HSC R&D) Division is part of the Public Health Agency (PHA), and is responsible for the administration and coordination of the HSC R&D budget on behalf of Department of Health, Northern Ireland (DoH NI).

Their work is based on the principle that the best health and social care must be based on knowledge and high quality research, which can then be applied in the delivery of care.

HSC R&D Division:

The HSC R&D Division supports researchers based in Northern Ireland as well as those in Health and Social Care Trusts or other bodies who use research findings.

While the success of research projects will depend on the skill and ability of individual researchers and users of research, the HSC R&D Division ensures that researchers can work within an environment that supports, encourages and facilitates