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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?
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News View all

Home-based cardiac rehabilitation for heart failure improves quality of life

Home-based cardiac rehabilitation for heart failure improves quality of life

11 February 2019

Despite the proven effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation programmes in reducing readmissions and risk of death...

HSMA Presentation Seminar is a huge success

HSMA Presentation Seminar is a huge success

06 February 2019

Dr Daniel Chalk, PenCLAHRC’s Lead for the Health Services Modelling Associates (HSMA) Programme, considers the HSMA...

Stroke patients to be admitted to hospitals with 24/7 specialist stroke care

Stroke patients to be admitted to hospitals with 24/7 specialist stroke care

24 January 2019

Stroke is a very serious medical emergency and expert care needs to be rapidly accessed...

Events View all

Feb
26

Qualitative Research Advice Clinic for...

South Cloisters Room SC2.17, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Whether you are a postgraduate student, academic or researcher, you can book an appointment to speak...
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Feb
27

HEE/NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship...

Rolle 001, University of Plymouth Main Campus

A free workshop for any allied health professionals, nurses or midwives considering applying for a...
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Feb
28

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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