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Our videos aim to provide insight into the projects we are undertaking and the people behind the research, they break down into four categories: PenCLAHRC, People, Project updates and News items. You can also view our videos via the PenCLAHRC YouTube channel.

PenCLAHRC
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Introducing PenCLAHRC

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.

Patient & Public Involvement at PenCLAHRC

Since 2009 a determined public group has been working with clinicians and academics to help maximise the benefits of health research.

Introducing the Making Sense of Evidence training

Sarah Dean, Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School, explains what PenCLAHRC's Making Sense of Evidence programme is all about.

How do we Make Sense of Evidence?

Edmund Jack, General Practitioner and Course Tutor, gives a short example of the kind of questions the Making Sense of Evidence training can help you answer.

Putting training into practice

Through a series of workshops and training, PenCLAHRC is empowering NHS staff to use the latest developments in research, guidance and technology.

What is Operational Modelling?

Dr Daniel Chalk,  provides insight into how Operational Research can help inform healthcare professionals, commissioners and patients make informed decisions about change in the NHS.

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People
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PenCLAHRC People | Stuart Logan

Professor Stuart Logan, Director at PenCLAHRC and the University of Exeter Medical School's Institute of Health Research, talks about his work and its impact.

PenCLAHRC People | Vicki Goodwin

Dr Vicki Goodwin, Senior Research Fellow at PenCLAHRC and the University of Exeter Medical School, talks about her work and its impact.

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Project updates
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ExPERT - Exeter Policing, Evidence and Research Translation

The team from the ExPERT project explain how it is helping to bring evidence-base practice to policing.

Podcast | Older People and Physical Acitvity

Noreen Orr and Richard Sharpe discuss the findings from their systematic review into the factors which influence older people's engagement in physical activity.

Reducing acute paediatric admissions: Vashti Berry

Vashti Berry provides an insight into a PenCLAHRC project which is bringing together hospitals from across the South West to reduce the number of children arriving at A&E.

Reducing acute paediatric admissions: Stuart Logan

Stuart Logan describes the context of a PenCLAHRC project which is bringing together hospitals from across the South West to reduce the number of children arriving at A&E.

Reducing acute paediatric admissions: Matthew Ellis

Matthew Ellis describes the importance of a PenCLAHRC project which is bringing together hospitals from across the South West to reduce the number of children arriving at A&E.

Scheduling Community Mental Health Assessment in Devon

PenCLAHRC's experts in healthcare modelling, PenCHORD, have recently helped design an efficient and effective new queue sharing system in Devon, which has halved patient waiting times.

Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP)

PenCLAHRC researchers have been working with young children in schools to reduce and prevent obesity in children.

Improving the delivery of stroke treatment

Stroke patients in Devon are receiving faster and more effective treatment, thanks to research using the latest advances in computer simulation.

Supporting Teachers and Children in Schools (STARS)

An inventive research programme is hoping to improve children’s experiences at school by equipping teachers with fresh approaches to classroom management.

Patient-initiated Clinics (PIC)

Traditionally, many long-term conditions that require secondary care specialist reviews follow-up patients on a regular basis. However, resources tend to be used inefficiently and ineffectively both for patients and for the NHS.

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News items
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BBC Spotlight - Ambulance Demand

A PenCLAHRC project looking at the factors that influence demand for ambulances has featured on BBC Spotlight, the regional news programme for the South West of England.

BBC Spotlight - Stroke Pathways 

A PenCLAHRC project looking at improving the delivery of stroke treatment at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital has featured on BBC Spotlight.

BBC Spotlight - Patient-initiated Clinics

A PenCLAHRC project looking at Patient-initiated clinics, which allow people to contact their specialist department when their condition deteriorates, has featured on BBC Spotlight.

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Upcoming Events

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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News

£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...
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‘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...
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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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News

Research Projects

D-PACT: Dementia - Person Aligned Care Team

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

The Dementia – PACT (D-PACT) programme is a five-year project, funded by a National Institute...
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PenCHORD - Optimising the location of urgent care sites in Cornwall

Theme: PenCHORD

This project aimed to assess the optimal number and location of sites for patients to...
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Research Projects