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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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Dementia expert takes 'dementia friendly' message to 10 Downing Street

Dementia expert takes 'dementia friendly' message to 10 Downing Street

13 October 2020

A PenARC colleague has met the Prime Minister to ask for his backing to help...

October 2020 Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

08 October 2020

Our latest newsletter, with news of our continued COVID-related activities, the launch of our new...

Mental Health Facility at Torbay Hospital begins construction

Mental Health Facility at Torbay Hospital begins construction

06 October 2020

The construction of a new £11.8 million Mental Health facility, supported by research undertaken as...

Events View all

Dec
01

PPI Advice Clinic

Online

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Whatever your query, from finding out more about Patient and...
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Dec
03

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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Dec
09

Seminar: What does Personalised Care...

Online via Zoom

This seminar will examine what ‘Personalised Care’ means for care homes. It will bring together...
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