Research Strategy 2021-2025

This document outlines the Thames Valley and Wessex Congenital Heart Disease Network: Children’s and Adult Services Research Strategy aligned to the NHS Paediatric Congenital Heart Disease Standards (2015), Health Education England Innovation and Research Strategy (2015) and the NIHR Biomedical Research Units at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) and Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. 

This strategy is accompanied by a separate, flexible operational plan, which will be regularly updated throughout its life span, reflecting changes including the impact of COVID-19 and policy changes. The plan will be monitored by the Thames Valley and Wessex Congenital Heart Disease Network Board.