Key Facts

Key Pillars

  • Health: To create a healthcare system fit for the 21st Century
  • Enterprise: To drive investment and create jobs to boost the economy of South West Wales
  • Skills: To up skill the next generation of clinicians, researchers, academics, innovators and leaders
  • Research: Lead the way in Life Science innovation and research and its subsequent translation and commericalisation 

Teams

  • Infrastructure 
  • Research Enterprise & Innovation
  • Service Delivery
  • Skills & Workforce Development
  • Rural Communities 
  • Wellness 

Partnerships

ARCH is a partnership of Swansea University, ABMU and Hywel Dda Health Boards 

Other information

As part of the Swansea Bay City Region ambitions, the ARCH health programme is working to address the challenges we face in health and healthcare across the region. 

ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health)

ARCH is a partnership of Swansea University, ABMU and Hywel Dda health boards. The programme spans the six local authority areas of Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and Swansea.

ARCH is a community of like-minded people coming together to improve the Health, Wealth and Wellbeing of South West Wales. 

The ARCH partnership aims to:

- drive investment

- create new jobs to boost the local economy

- up skill the next generation of clinicians, researchers, academics and innovators

- lead the way in Life Science research and innovation

The ARCH partnership covers a population of 1 million people and aims to create a healthcare system fit for the 21st Century