Health and Care Research Wales is a networked organisation which brings together a wide range of partners across the NHS in Wales, local authorities, universities, research institutions, third sector, and others. Health and Care Research Wales aims to ensure that today’s research makes a difference to tomorrow’s care. To achieve this goal Health and Care Research Wales brings together partners to promote research into diseases, treatments, and services, which can lead to discoveries and innovations to improve and save lives. Health and Care Research Wales is supported by the Welsh government.
Health and Care Research Wales researchers will join thousands of others who have made a commitment to making research open access through inclusion of research articles in Europe PMC. Health and Care Research Wales requires all peer-reviewed research articles submitted on or after 1st September 2022 to be published under the Creative Commons attribution licence (CC BY) (or Open Government Licence (OGL) when subject to Crown Copyright), made open access, and to be included in Europe PMC as soon as they are published without any embargo period. Authors are strongly encouraged by Health and Care Research Wales to self-archive peer-reviewed research articles submitted before 1st September 2022 in Europe PMC. If your research is funded by Health and Care Research Wales you can submit your published manuscript for inclusion in Europe PMC via Europe PMC plus manuscript submission system.