Welcome to the Welsh Arthritis Research Network (WARN)

About WARN

The Welsh Arthritis Research Network (WARN) has been established by the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research and the Welsh Government.


  • To promote and facilitate high quality research in Wales by building research collaborations
  • Increase external grant income (both commercial and non-commercial)
  • Improve participation in Welsh Government funded studies
  • Harness existing academic strengths, removing barriers and realising opportunities to build and bolster foundations for future success


This is the website of WARN and is regularly updated with information about the network and research activities.  Further information is available by selecting from the menu (above/to the right). The benefits of being affiliated with the network are outlined in the 'What can WARN offer you' section.  Clinicians, allied health professionals and researchers with an interest in arthritis and musculoskeletal research are invited to join the network by clicking here

To contact the WARN management team with questions or comments, please see the 'Contact Us' page.

Please tell us about your new research proposals, research studies and publications.