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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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  • Highlighting 10 years of CLAHRC success

    We are celebrating 10 years of success! Explore some of our achievements to date here
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    NHS at 70: Celebrating public involvement

    Mary, a parent carer, tells us about why she got involved in research. Find out more.
  • Helping the NHS make informed decisions

    Deputy Director Ken Stein discusses the ways PenCHORD research has informed decision making within the NHS.
  • 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

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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Exeter clinicians and researchers help shape proposals to improve stroke services in Northern Ireland

Exeter clinicians and researchers help shape proposals to improve stroke services in Northern Ireland

08 April 2019

Pioneering work by Professor Martin James, a senior NHS clinician for stroke services in Exeter...

Successful home-based heart rehabilitation programme rolled out

Successful home-based heart rehabilitation programme rolled out

08 April 2019

A new rehabilitation programme, which helps heart failure patients achieve better quality of life from...

STARS launches second phase of Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme

STARS launches second phase of Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme

04 April 2019

The first phase of The Supporting Teachers And childRen in Schools (STARS) programme, a randomised...

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Apr
25

Search Advice Clinic for Systematic...

ITTC Building, Plymouth (Cafe area: please go to Reception on arrival where a member of the team will meet you)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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May
08

Qualitative Research Advice Clinic for...

South Cloisters Room SC2.17, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Whether you are a postgraduate student, academic or researcher you can book an appointment to speak...
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May
13

Creative Communications Seminar Series -...

South Cloisters Room 3.06, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Using Wikipedia to Disseminate your Research Seminar and Workshop - details to be confirmed Speakers: Brian Kelly and...
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