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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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    Goodbye PenCLAHRC, Hello PenARC

    A new era of health research begins in the southwest! Read more.
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    #10yearsofPenCLAHRC

    Look back on some of the highlights of 10 years of PenCLAHRC. Read more.
  • Highlighting 10 years of CLAHRC success

    We are celebrating 10 years of success! Explore some of our achievements to date here

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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 Social prescribing – who does it work for and why?

Social prescribing – who does it work for and why?

10 October 2019

In a time when people are living longer, but with more complex healthcare needs, GPs...

Research Fellow - Researcher in Residence (RiR) - Social Prescribing

Research Fellow - Researcher in Residence (RiR) - Social Prescribing

07 October 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Research Fellow to join the Community and Primary...

Domestic violence and abuse: how NIHR research is helping families in the South West

Domestic violence and abuse: how NIHR research is helping families in the South West

03 October 2019

Domestic violence and abuse is devastating and impacts the whole family, not just the person...

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Oct
16

Making Sense of Evidence workshop...

Pool Innovation Centre, Pool, Redruth

PenCLAHRC Free One Day Workshop Making Sense of Evidence for Allied Health Professionals - discover how...
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Nov
01

Making Sense of Health Research...

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, TQ11 0EG

  Making Sense of Health Research Annual Conference Friday 1st November, Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre At PenARC we believe...
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Nov
12

PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Held every month 30 minutes between 12pm-1pm Whatever your query, from finding...
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