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PenARC

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South West Peninsula - or PenARC - 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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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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NIHR ARCs awarded £13.125 million to fund key national research priorities

NIHR ARCs awarded £13.125 million to fund key national research priorities

08 September 2020

The National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs) have secured £13.125 million...

Shoulder replacements benefit most patients for more than ten years, study shows

Shoulder replacements benefit most patients for more than ten years, study shows

27 August 2020

More than 90 per cent of shoulder replacement implants last more than ten years, according...

Research project attracts £750,000 funding to support remote GP care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic

Research project attracts £750,000 funding to support remote GP care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic

06 August 2020

A joint project between the Universities of Oxford and Plymouth has received £750,000 of funding...

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Sep
22

Searching and Review Clinic

Online appointments via Microsoft Teams

COVID-19 update: As a result of the pandemic, all PenARC staff are currently working remotely. While...
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Oct
08

Searching and Review Clinic

Online appointments via Microsoft Teams

COVID-19 update: As a result of the pandemic, all PenARC staff are currently working remotely. While...
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Oct
12

Making Sense of Care Homes...

Online

This workshop is aimed at researchers from across PenARC and Exeter University who are (or who are interested...
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