WKRU (Wales Kidney Research Unit/Uned Ymchwil Arennol Cymru) aims to deliver an All-Wales strategy for the study of diagnosis, prevention, treatment and social context of kidney disease. The modus operandi provides core infrastructure enabling researchers, clinical staff, patients, families and carers to work together, to answer important health and social care research questions, and to develop state-of-the-art services that benefit population needs. WKRU will enable these stakeholders to make competitive funding bids and to collaborate with industry, bringing investment into Wales to improve the health and wealth of the population.
Lay Faculty reviews research priorities, helps disseminate research findings and fosters a close dialogue between our scientists with the public
The Welsh Renal Clinical Network's (WRCN) role is to collaboratively plan and monitor adult renal services in Wales on behalf of the Welsh population and NHS Wales.
It is a sub-committee of the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) known as ‘the Joint Committee’, the body oversees the planning and monitoring of specialised health services in Wales.
The Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) was established on 1 April 2010 which is hosted by Cwm Taf Local Health Board and is responsible for the joint planning of Specialised and Tertiary Services on behalf of Local Health Boards in Wales.