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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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  • Jigsaw puzzle piece in sunlight

    Focus on... Bay6 inpatient homelessness service

    PenCLAHRC has evaluated the Bay6 Community Housing Aid inpatient service for homeless people in Devon. 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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Submit a Question

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

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Volunteers needed for stroke rehabilitation study

Volunteers needed for stroke rehabilitation study

23 July 2015

A new research study is investigating the effectiveness of a community-based rehabilitation training programme for...

PenCLAHRC dementia education principles set standard for national education

PenCLAHRC dementia education principles set standard for national education

21 July 2015

A set of standards and criteria for dementia education, developed by a team at PenCLAHRC,...

Patient volunteers needed for GP exercise referral study

Patient volunteers needed for GP exercise referral study

15 July 2015

Patients with common physical and mental health conditions are being sought by researchers to participate...

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Sep
01

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (room 2.17)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Sep
10

Making Sense of Evidence: An...

Buckerell Lodge Hotel Exeter

Making Sense of Evidence: An Introduction to Qualitative Research This new half-day workshop forms part of...
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Sep
29

12th PenCHORD Seminar, Showcase and...

Plymouth (venue TBC)

The 12th PenCHORD Seminar, Showcase and Workshop Event (a capacity building initiative of the NIHR...
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