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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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  • 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
  • Outcome of research prioritisation 2016/17

    Find out about our latest round of research prioritisation and the questions ranked highest by our regional partners.
  • Improving regional stroke care

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

    PenCLAHRC continues to support a number of projects on dementia research. Find out 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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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

Members of PenCHORD team makes switch to Open Source working

Members of PenCHORD team makes switch to Open Source working

15 December 2017

Members of PenCLAHRC's operational research team, PenCHORD, have been working towards transferring their work to Free Open Source Software (FOSS). Dr...

Using Implementation Science to drive health care change: The ASPIC project

Using Implementation Science to drive health care change: The ASPIC project

14 December 2017

Understanding how to put effective health care into practice is an important part of the...

Collaborative Action for the Delivery of Effective Person-Centred Coordinated Care

Collaborative Action for the Delivery of Effective Person-Centred Coordinated Care

27 November 2017

A paper published in the journal Health Research Policy and Systems, reports on a tactic...

Events View all

Jan
09

PPI Advice Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters

Patient and Public Involvement Clinic What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team manage and respond...
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Jan
11

Searching and Review Clinic

Room N14, ITTC Building, Plymouth

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Jan
23

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.35, South Cloisters, St Lukes Campus, University of Exeter

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