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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 supports the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS.

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  • Dementia Care Research Programme

    PenCLAHRC has supported a number of projects on dementia research and continues to focus considerable resources in this important area. Find out more.
  • Policing partnership brings lasting impact

    Our research partnership with Devon and Cornwall Police is enhancing evidence-based practice in policing. Read more.
  • Our research and impact

    Find out how PenCLAHRC research projects are benefitting healthcare in our multimedia case studies
  • Patient and Public Involvement in research

    Members of the public are helping to boost the impact of PenCLAHRC research. Find out more.
  • Outcome of research prioritisation round 2016/17

    Find out about our latest round of research prioritisation and the questions ranked highest by our regional partners.

What We Do

Research

We are committed to supporting and conducting high-quality applied health research that addresses the real concerns of patients and clinicians across the South West.

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Capacity Building

We work across the South West to increase capacity to use and generate research evidence through the provision of a range of training opportunities for clinicians and researchers.

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Involvement

Our innovative approach to involvement seeks to embed meaningful patient and public involvement and engagement into everything we do.

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Have you got a clinical uncertainty or research question that needs answering?
We could help develop it further.

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News View all

PenCLAHRC joins EU network for cost containment and improved quality of healthcare

PenCLAHRC joins EU network for cost containment and improved quality of healthcare

25 May 2017

The escalating cost of healthcare is a problem common to all EU countries and national...

Self-harm in schools collaboration reveals need for new training and interventions

Self-harm in schools collaboration reveals need for new training and interventions

24 May 2017

A GW4-funded collaboration between researchers from PenCLAHRC and GW4 universities has revealed gaps in provision...

PenCLAHRC dementia research makes the news

PenCLAHRC dementia research makes the news

23 May 2017

A PenCLAHRC project showing that eating a Mediterranean diet may help reduce the risk of dementia has...

Events View all

May
31

Health Economics Workshop with Antonieta...

Baring Court 202 - St Lukes Campus - University of Exeter

Health Economics Workshop - In this one day workshop, participants will be introduced to key principles...
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Jun
07

PPI Advice Clinic

Plymouth, ITTC Building (PL6 8BX)

Whatever your query, from finding out more about Patient and Public Involvement to creating a PPI...
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Jun
13

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (Room 1.47)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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