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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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  • Thousands could benefit from greater use of revolutionary stroke treatment

    Research supported by PenCLAHRC’s Dr Martin James has the potential to benefit almost 10,000 UK stroke patients a year. Find out more.
  • Triple success for ReTrain stroke project

    PenCLAHRC's Stroke Association supported ReTrain project, which investigates the effectiveness of a community-based rehabilitation programme, is celebrating three key successes. Find out more
  • PenCLAHRC training puts evidence into practice

    A series of courses designed and run by PenCLAHRC are helping to put evidence at the heart of an organisation’s decision-making process. Read more.
  • PenPIG team

    Patient and Public Involvement in research

    Members of the public are helping to boost the impact of PenCLAHRC 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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Submit a Question

Submit a Question

Have you got a clinical uncertainty or research question that needs answering?
We could help develop it further.
Deadline for 2016/17 question submission round: 26th October 2016

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Rural dementia: we need to talk

Rural dementia: we need to talk

19 January 2017

Research carried out by Plymouth University into the experience of dementia in farming and farming...

Plymouth dementia expert plays role in new CAA guidelines on hidden disabilities

Plymouth dementia expert plays role in new CAA guidelines on hidden disabilities

17 January 2017

Ian Sherriff, who is supported by PenCLAHRC, has helped develop new Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

Job Opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Job Opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

13 January 2017

We are looking to recruit a Research Fellow to support the work of PenCLAHRC, based...

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Jan
24

Implementation Science 2.0 Show Me...

South Cloisters 3.06 (VC to Plymouth MR V10 JBB and Truro F08 K-Spa)

The field of implementation science has undergone an impressive growth in the past two decades....
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Jan
26

PPI Advice Clinic

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

Patient and Public Involvement Clinics What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team...
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Jan
26

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth Science Park (Room N14)

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