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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 written word

    Focus on... dementia care research

    PenCLAHRC is developing a research programme in dementia care. Read more
  • Evidence in dictionary

    Making Sense of Evidence

    We offer a series of workshops on how to use research evidence in clinical decision making. Read more
  • Patient and Public Involvement in Research

    PenCLAHRC is advised by patients and members of the public. Read more

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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We could help develop it further.

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PenCHORD Showcase Event in Cornwall, June 2015

PenCHORD Showcase Event in Cornwall, June 2015

21 May 2015

How do changes to the way we deliver care come about? An opportunity to meet the...

Mindfulness-based therapy could offer an alternative to antidepressants for preventing depression relapse

Mindfulness-based therapy could offer an alternative to antidepressants for preventing depression relapse

07 May 2015

Researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (supported by PenCLAHRC) are part...

Engaging Games and Making Sense of Fairy Tales

Engaging Games and Making Sense of Fairy Tales

14 April 2015

All the fun of the (evidence-based) fair came to PenCLAHRC’s Veysey Building recently for an...

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Jun
02

PenCLAHRC's Modelling and Operational Research...

The Knowledge Spa Truro

PenCHORD is holding a special Showcase Event on 2nd June 2015 (9am-1pm) in the Knowledge...
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Jun
17

Making Sense of Evidence: Using...

The Moorland Garden Hotel, Yelverton, Near Plymouth

A one-day introductory workshop on the practical use of evidence in practice, this course is...
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Jun
18

Professors Rose McCabe and Jose...

RILD lecture theatre

This lecture is part of an inaugural lecture series and provides an insight into some...
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