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Research for Patient Benefit programme - Regional Advisory Committee Members

Closing date

01 May 2023

The Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme is seeking to appoint members to the various Regional Advisory Committees clinicians and senior applied health researchers, social care researchers or practitioners with the following expertise:

North West

  • Academic General Practitioner
  • Epidemiologist

Southeast and Central

  • Health Economist
  • Statistician

East Midlands

  • Social Care Researcher
  • Academic General Practitioner
  • Health Economist
  • Mental Health
  • Statistician (from outside University of Nottingham)

Yorkshire and North East

  • Academic General Practice
  • Epidemiologist


  • Acute Hospital Medicine/Critical Care

East of England

  • Statistician
  • Qualitative Research
  • Health economist
  • General Practitioner

South West 

  • N/A

West Midlands

  • Primary Care
  • Cardiovascular Disease

RfPB is a regionally-based, response mode programme that makes awards of up to £500,000 for projects of up to three years in length. It funds research covering a wide range of health, public health and social care challenges. 

The role of the Regional Advisory Committee is to review grant applications and make funding recommendations to the Programme Director and Department of Health and Social Care. 

Committee membership tenure is for three years in the first instance, with the potential for renewal for a further two years. Reasonable travel and expenses are reimbursed.

Further information on the role and how to apply: 

NIHR is taking action for diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome applications for those from an ethnic minority background, different ages, and disabled people as they are currently under-represented on our committees.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, or would like more information, please e-mail  or call the RfPB programme management team at 020 8843 8057.