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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.
  • Our research and impact

    Find out how PenCLAHRC research projects are benefitting healthcare in our multimedia case studies
  • Improving regional stroke care

    Deputy Director Ken Stein shares his perspective on the collaboration’s work to improve stroke care across the region.
  • 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 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

Starting school young can put child wellbeing at risk

Starting school young can put child wellbeing at risk

22 June 2017

New research, supported by PenCLAHRC, has shown that the youngest pupils in each school year...

Carers speak about helping to shape research and education

Carers speak about helping to shape research and education

16 June 2017

Carers have spoken about the value of sharing their experiences with students and researchers at...

Older adults under-referred for mental health therapies

Older adults under-referred for mental health therapies

06 June 2017

A large research study from the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, supported by PenCLAHRC, has...

Events View all

Jun
29

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (Room 2.35)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Jul
13

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth Science Park (Room N14)

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