- Get Involved
- COVID-19 Resources
BITEs (Brokering Innovation Through Evidence) are short summaries, which aim to break down PenARC research into accessible, bite-sized pieces. These summaries highlight the main findings and impact of our research on practice, providing links and references for more in-depth information and further reading.
PenARC’s BITEs (which can be downloaded below) form part of a national library that spans the work of all 13 ARCs.
|BITEs||Related project pages|
|1.||Bringing Tranexamic Acid (TXA) Into Practice Safely, Quickly and Efficiently||TXA in Trauma|
|2.||Operational Research Seeks Benefit for Stroke Victims||PenCHORD - Redesigning Stroke Pathways at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital|
|3.||Differences Between Arms in Blood Pressure Readings Indicate Likelihood of Vascular Risk and Death|
|4.||Research Indicates Savings Could be Made in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Costs||PenCHORD - Diabetic retinopathy screening interval assesment|
|5.||Can vitamin D supplements be used to prevent cognitive decline and dementia in older adults?||Vitamin D and Cognitive Health: the DCog Project|
|6.||An internet-based treatment for post-natal depression||Netmums|
|7.||Communicating with disabled children and their families in hospital||Hospital Communications|
|8.||Helping Children to make Healthy Lifestyle Choices||HeLP - the Healthy Lifestyles Programme|
|9.||Interventions to improve paediatric acute care across the South West (coming soon)||Paediatric Acute Care Project|
|10.||Offender Mental Health: helping to break the cycle of reoffending||Care for Offenders: Continuity Of Access (COCOA)|
|11.||Patient Initiated Clinics||AHSN/PenCLAHRC project - Patient-initiated clinics (PIC) for people with long-term conditions|
|12.||Person-Centred Coordinated Care||Person-Centred Coordinated Care (P3C)|
|13.||STARS||Supporting Teachers and Children in Schools (STARS)|
|14.||Avoidable Acute Admissions||Avoidable Acute Admissions (AAA)|
|15.||Group singing intervention to improve wellbeing for people with aphasia|
|16.||Scheduling Community Mental Health Assessment in Devon|
|17.||ReTrain - Community-Based Rehabilitation Training After Stroke|
|18.||Improving continence in children with neurodisabilities||Improving Continence|
|19.||Healthy Parent Carers||Healthy Parent Carers|
|20.||Reducing delays for bladder cancer treatment in Cornwall using simulation modelling|
|21.||Supporting the improvement of mental health services in Devon and Cornwall|
|22.||Optimising access to urgent care in Cornwall using geographic modelling|
|23.||Optimising the loaction of stroke services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland|
|24.||Poverty-related distress is on the rise, but is medical intervention the answer?||DE-STRESS|
13 October 2020
A PenARC colleague has met the Prime Minister to ask for his
backing to help...
08 October 2020
Our latest newsletter, with news of our continued COVID-related
activities, the launch of our new...
06 October 2020
The construction of a new £11.8 million Mental Health facility,
supported by research undertaken as...
Theme: ARC - Methods for Research & Improvement
The PSMA Programme is a pilot programme which supports analytical
staff working in policing to...
Theme: ARC - Public Health
A research project to investigate how to ensure the delivery of
effective care accessed remotely...