Dedicated to improving health outcomes

What is PenCLAHRC?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South West Peninsula  - or PenCLAHRC - undertakes high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and support the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS.

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What are our primary aims?

CLAHRCs are collaborative partnerships between universities and the surrounding NHS organisations, focused on improving patient outcomes through the conduct and application of applied health research. They create and embed approaches to research and its dissemination that are specifically designed to take account of the way that health care is increasingly delivered across sectors and a wide geographical area.

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Want to be involved in research that has been initiated by academic or health professionals, or help to initiate research yourself?

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Who is PenCLAHRC?

PenCLAHRC is a partnership between the NHS throughout Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, and the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth.

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