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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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  • PenCHORD researchers at computer

    Improving the delivery of stroke treatment

    Our operational research team, PenCHORD, have been working with the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital to redesign stroke pathways. Read more.
  • Teacher with pupils

    Transforming Teaching

    The STARS project is transforming teaching by giving teachers the skills to boost pupil performance. Read more
  • Patient-Initiated Clinics

    PenCLAHRC is changing how patients with long-term conditions manage their hospital appointments. Read more.
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    Focus on... world class CLAHRC research

    The national network of CLAHRCs has been involved in a wide range of innovative research. 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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Computer models deliver stroke care boost to South West

Computer models deliver stroke care boost to South West

04 February 2016

People who have had a stroke in Devon are receiving faster and more effective treatment...

Engagement, Research Information and Communications Manager job opportunity at PenCLAHRC

Engagement, Research Information and Communications Manager job opportunity at PenCLAHRC

03 February 2016

The PenCLAHRC team in Exeter are looking to recruit an Engagement, Research Information and Communication...

Reducing avoidable acute admissions to hospitals

Reducing avoidable acute admissions to hospitals

29 January 2016

A team from PenCLAHRC investigating how hospitals try to avoid unnecessary emergency admissions has identified...

Events View all

Feb
09

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth, PL6 8BX (Room N14)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Feb
09

PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters 1.21/1.23, St Luke's Campus, Exeter

Whatever your query, from finding out more about PPI to creating a PPI strategy for...
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Feb
11

PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters 1.22, St Luke's Campus, Exeter

Whatever your query, from finding out more about PPI to creating a PPI strategy for...
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