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

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£2.7m study to focus on dementia support workers in primary care

£2.7m study to focus on dementia support workers in primary care

25 October 2018

A new study is investigating how to introduce dementia support workers into GP surgeries, with...

‘Floundering without support’ – a dementia carer’s story on why new research is vital

‘Floundering without support’ – a dementia carer’s story on why new research is vital

25 October 2018

Dorothy Tudor has cared for her partner Bob since he was diagnosed with dementia seven...

What is the recipe for a successful relationship and how should we teach school children?

What is the recipe for a successful relationship and how should we teach school children?

22 October 2018

The Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education Association recommend that school children are taught about sex and relationships during their schooling years. Despite...

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Nov
16

Making Sense of Health Research...

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, TQ11 0EG

Please note that the conference is now fully booked. If you would like to be...
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Nov
22

Searching and Review Clinic

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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Dec
04

LKD Seminar - Dr Jessica...

Room 3.06, South Cloisters, St Lukes Campus, University of Exeter

Learning, Knowing, Doing Series Seminar Maximising the university setting for knowledge mobilization in health services research: Co-production of...
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