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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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  • Innovative HSMA training programme makes virtual return

    HSMA 3 starts online in October.  Find out more & how to apply.
  • £1.85m for Children's Health and Maternity Research

    PenARC and ARC Yorkshire & Humber to lead national programme of Children’s Health and Maternity research. Read more
  • Reorganising dialysis services during the COVID-19 Outbreak

    A collaboration with Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust makes major contribution to reorganising crucial dialysis services. Read more
  • COVID-19 Resources

    PenARC have collated a list of useful COVID-19 related resources for researchers. Find them 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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ADHD services map reveals major gaps in care, failing the vulnerable

ADHD services map reveals major gaps in care, failing the vulnerable

03 August 2020

New research has called for urgent action after creating a map that identifies gaps in...

Innovative HSMA training programme makes virtual return

Innovative HSMA training programme makes virtual return

29 July 2020

Following on from two hugely successful rounds of PenARC's Health Service Modelling Associate Programme (HSMA), HSMA 3 will launch...

PenARC research teams help to secure £430,000 Government funding to study COVID-19 nursing care

PenARC research teams help to secure £430,000 Government funding to study COVID-19 nursing care

23 July 2020

A University of Exeter-led national research team, including PenARC's Evidence Synthesis and Patient and Public Involvement...

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Sep
10

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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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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Nov
13

Making Sense of Evidence Annual...

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, TQ11 0EG

FREE PenARC Annual Making Sense of Health Research Conference Friday 13th November 2020 Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre *** In...
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