The network's mandate is to:
- promote and strengthen health research at the Faculty of Health Sciences, and inter-faculty collaboration.
- contribute to professional development and development of degree programs at the Faculty of Health Sciences in close collaboration with management and academic staff.
- promote cooperation between the Faculty of Health Sciences, Municipality Health Services and Stavanger University Hospital.
The network was established in 2018 as a continuation of the Network for Medical Sciences created in 2011.