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Leadership and Management | Partners

PenARC directly funds a number of staff and PhD students, primarily across sites in Exeter and Plymouth. Some of our staff are grouped into teams specialising in specific areas of research:

  • PenCHORD (the Peninsula Collaboration for Health Operational Research and Development) focus on quantitative modelling techniques

  • The Evidence Synthesis Team (EST) are health services researchers with expertise in evidence synthesis methods

  • Our Implementation Science Group specialise in putting effective health care into practice

  • The Patient and Public Involvement team (PPI) are experts in involving the public in health care research and support PenCLAHRC to embed PPI within our own research

We also support a a number of NHS colleagues who work closely with us and have a wide network of affiliated partners across the South West. You can find out more about our team via our staff database.

 

Leadership and Management

Director

Professor Stuart Logan

(PA: Stella Taylor)

Deputy Director (Exeter) Professor Ken Stein
Deputy Director (Plymouth) Professor Richard Byng
Operations Director Mrs Jo Shuttleworth
Engagement, Research Information and Communications Manager Dr Lisa Cashmore
Administrator Mrs Cath Hopkins

 

Partners

Our collaboration comprises NHS trusts and local authorities across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, in addition to both regional universities, the local Academic Health Science Network and charity organisations:

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Devon Partnership NHS Trust Livewell Southwest
NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group NHS England South West NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust University of Plymouth
Public Health England South West Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (host organisation)
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group Devon STP
Torbay and Southern Devon NHS Foundation Trust South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
University of Exeter Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Plymouth City Council
Devon County Council Cornwall Council Somerset County Council
Torbay Council Exeter Council for Voluntary Service Alzheimer's Society

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Upcoming Events

Nov
03

PPI Advice Clinic

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Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Whatever your query, from finding out more about Patient and...
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05

Searching and Review Clinic

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News

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...
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October 2020 Newsletter

08 October 2020

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

Remote-by-Default Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Theme: ARC - Public Health

A research project to investigate how to ensure the delivery of effective care accessed remotely...
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Digital Health Resources for Clinicians and Researchers

Theme: ARC - Methods for Research & Improvement

An introduction to literature and resources on digital health for researchers and clinicians in response...
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Research Projects