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HS&DR Funding Committee Public Minutes January 2020

 

Contents

Funding committee meeting day one

Date 22nd January 2020 (Day 1)
Venue Danubius Hotel, London

Present Members

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone 
Deputy Chair: Matt Sutton          

Sarah Alderson
Chris Bojke
Andrew Booth
Jennifer Bostock
Kevin Brazil
Peter Brindle
Paul Brocklehurst
Kath Checkland
Peter Coventry
Sandra Duggan
Sarah-Jane Fenton
Bernard Gudgin
Mark Lambert
Jill Maben
Jenny McKibben
Rachel Meacock
Mark Pearson
Carl Thompson
Fiona Verity
Alan Watkins

Secretariat

Rachel Corbett
Stephanie Garfield-Birkbeck
Suzy Hopper
Jo Nurse
Abi Chalk 

Apologies

Annette Boaz
Kamlesh Khunti
James Mason
Julius Sim
Steve Sparks
Louella Vaughan

Observers

Ksenia Kurbatskaya
Georgios Gkountouras

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 27 (Quoracy = 18 = 67%)
Voting members present on Day 1: 21 (78%)

 

Funding committee comments day one

19/16 Digital Technologies Call

NIHR129082 – Digital alerting to improve sepsis detection and patient outcomes in NHS Trusts (Ceire Costelloe)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: None
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with Changes

NIHR128947 – Can Machine Learning improve the identification of hospital patients at risk of deterioration and death, using digitally available information in real time, whilst improving staff utilisation? (Thomas Daniels)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129313 – A framework for the evaluation of automated diagnostic chatbots (Ben Goldacre)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129215 – Timely digital access for patients living with long-term conditions to their specialist clinical teams: informing service change (TAILOR) (Frances Griffiths)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah-Jane Fenton, Jill Maben, Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129481 – Personalised Health Forecasting tools for Joint Replacement (PHF-JR tools): two-parallel RCTs in a home and clinic setting (Jeremy Wilkinson)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jill Maben, Jennifer Bostock, Andrew Booth
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129157 – Assessing the impact of introducing online STI postal self-sampling services into sexual health provision within the UK on health inequalities, access to care and clinical outcomes.
Short title: ASSIST (ASSessing the Impact of online postal self-sampling for STIs within the UK) (Fiona Burns)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Rachel Meacock, Mark Pearson, Andrew Booth, Jennifer Bostock, Mark Lambert
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with Changes

NIHR129483 – Evaluating the safety and patient benefits of an Artificial Intelligence Command Centre in the UK National Health Service (Owen Johnson)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Alderson, Chris Bojke, Carl Thompson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with Changes

NIHR129450 – Enabling Participation with Commercially Available Digital Assistive Technology (EP-CADAT): A mixed methods feasibility study of an intervention to optimise the selection and adoption of digital technologies by people living with neurological conditions (Duncan Pentland)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jill Maben
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

18/175 Precision Medicine Call

NIHR129224 – Introducing genetic testing in primary care to improve identification of familial hypercholesterolaemia: INGENTA study (Nadeem Qureshi)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Chris Bojke, Jennifer Bostock, Peter Coventry
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

19/14 Learning Disabilities Call

NIHR129577 – Mapping and Evaluating Services for Children with Learning Disabilities and Behaviours that Challenge (MELD) (Richard Hastings)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jo Rycroft-Malone, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with Changes

NIHR129491 – Improving the support for older people with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge, family and professional carers, and end of life care planning for carers (Sara Ryan)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock, Jo Rycroft-Malone
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with Changes

NIHR129705 – Shared Lives for adults with a learning disability: a realist evaluation (ShaRE) (Nadia Brookes)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock, Matt Sutton
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Declined

NIHR129538 – Clinical and cost effectiveness of Adult Placement Models people with intellectual disability and behaviour that challenges: a multi method investigation (Angela Hassiotis)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Declined

Funding committee meeting day two

Date 23rd January 2020 (Day 2)
Venue Danubius Hotel, London

Present members

Chair:Jo Rycroft-Malone 
Deputy Chair: Matt Sutton          

Sarah Alderson
Chris Bojke
Andrew Booth
Jennifer Bostock
Kevin Brazil
Peter Brindle
Paul Brocklehurst
Kath Checkland
Peter Coventry
Sandra Duggan
Sarah Jane Fenton
Bernard Gudgin
Mark Lambert
Jill Maben
Rachel Meacock
Mark Pearson
Carl Thompson
Fiona Verity
Alan Watkins

Secretariat

Stephanie Garfield-Birkbeck
Suzy Hopper
Jo Nurse
Abi Chalk
Lisa Stockwell

Apologies

Annette Boaz
Kamlesh Khunti
James Mason
Jenny McKibben
Julius Sim
Steve Sparks
Louella Vaughan

Observers

Jen Brown
Leanne Dew
Nicola Hall
Hazel Morbey

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 27 (Quoracy = 16 = 67%)
Voting members present on Day 2: 20 (74%)

Funding committee comments day two

19/13 Support Interventions for Carers Call

NIHR129645 – What are the barriers to young carers accessing carer support services and/or services for the recipient of care, and what interventions and support services are acceptable to these groups and the persons they look after? (Nicola Brimblecombe)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jill Maben, Andrew Booth, Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR129629 – Towards improved support to carers through enhanced navigation of service pathways: development of a personalised tool (Tom Sanders)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: None
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129676 – E-health support for carers of people diagnosed with young-onset dementia: Evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of an online programme of information and support (Bridget Jones)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jill Maben
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129553 – Developing a care model for carers of patients with Serious Mental Illness (Andrew Clifton)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: None
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

18/174 End of Life Care Call

NIHR128799 – End of life care in care homes: supporting the workforce and reducing hospitalisations (Liz Forbat)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Chris Bojke, Jennifer Bostock, Kevin Brazil, Jill Maben, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Carl Thompson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR129096 – Right place, right time, right care for people with learning disabilities at the end of their lives (RIPPLES): Investigating end of life care provision, trajectory, needs and inequalities (Irene Tuffrey-Wijne)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jo Rycroft-Malone, Hazel Morbey, Peter Brindle
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129213 – End of Life Care for Infants, Children and Young People: a mixed methods evaluation of current practice in England and Wales (Lorna Fraser)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Alderson, Andrew Booth, Peter Coventry, Jo Rycroft Malone, Fiona Verity, Jen Brown, Paul Brocklehurst, Chris Bojke
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR129171 – Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination Systems (EPaCCS) in end of life care: evaluating their implementation and optimising future service provision (Matthew Allsop)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Alderson, Chris Bojke, Mark Pearson, Jennifer Bostock, Carl Thompson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR129190 – Supporting bereaved families after critical illness: understanding the outcomes and needs of bereaved family members to develop person-centred support interventions (Nazir Lone)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: None
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

19/06 Researcher-Led Call

NIHR129529 – Evidence base to inform health service configuration for abortion provision (Kaye Wellings)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock 
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with change

NIHR129341 – Identifying the impact of a colleague’s suicide on NHS staff, and their support needs, to inform postvention guidance. (Ruth Riley)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Peter Coventry, Jill Maben, Kath Checkland, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Rachel Meacock, Matt Sutton
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with change

NIHR129390 – Improving access to cardiac rehabilitation for people with heart failure: implementation of a homebased service in the NHS (Hasnain Dalal)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Alderson, Chris Bojke, Peter Coventry, Mark Pearson, Jen Brown, Sarah-Jane Fenton
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129069 – A Multicentre Study to Investigate Feasibility of a Protocol-Driven Multidisciplinary Service Model to Tackle ‘Spurious Penicillin Allergy’ in Secondary Care (SPACE study) (Mamidipudi Krishna)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Alderson, Chris Bojke, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Carl Thompson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR129488 – Falls risk assessment and prevention in acute hospital settings: A realist evaluation (Rebecca Randell)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Alderson, Chris Bojke, Andrew Booth, Kath Checkland, Rachel Meacock, Matt Sutton, Carl Thompson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR129655 – Enhancing collaboration between public health and adult social care in England: what are the opportunities from synergistic working? (Jill Manthorpe)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Kevin Brazil, Jill Maben, Jennifer Bostock, Sarah-Jane Fenton
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129599 – Supportive care unmet needs in advanced incurable head and neck cancer - IHNC CARMEN (Incurable Head and Neck Cancer - aChieving A caRe Model to mEet all Needs) (Joanne Patterson)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Mark Lambert, Jill Maben, Andrew Booth, Paul Brocklehurst
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

NIHR129478 – A realist evaluation of the Living Well with Arthritis Services for NHS patients considering hip or knee replacement (Andrew Moore)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Andrew Booth, Mark Pearson, Peter Brindle
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline

Summary

ReferenceProposal TitleOutcome
19/16 Digital Technologies Call
NIHR129082 Digital alerting to improve sepsis detection and patient outcomes in NHS Trusts (Ceire Costelloe) Fund with changes
NIHR128947  Can Machine Learning improve the identification of hospital patients at risk of deterioration and death, using digitally available information in real time, whilst improving staff utilisation? (Thomas Daniels) Decline
NIHR129313  A framework for the evaluation of automated diagnostic chatbots (Ben Goldacre) Decline
NIHR129215 Timely digital access for patients living with long-term conditions to their specialist clinical teams: informing service change (TAILOR) (Frances Griffiths) Decline
NIHR129481 Personalised Health Forecasting tools for Joint Replacement (PHF-JR tools): two-parallel RCTs in a home and clinic setting (Jeremy Wilkinson) Decline
NIHR129157 Assessing the impact of introducing online STI postal self-sampling services into sexual health provision within the UK on health inequalities, access to care and clinical outcomes. Short title: ASSIST (ASSessing the Impact of online postal self-sampling for STIs within the UK) (Fiona Burns) Fund with changes
NIHR129483 Evaluating the safety and patient benefits of an Artificial Intelligence Command Centre in the UK National Health Service (Owen Johnson) Fund with changes
NIHR129450  Enabling Participation with Commercially Available Digital Assistive Technology (EP-CADAT): A mixed methods feasibility study of an intervention to optimise the selection and adoption of digital technologies by people living with neurological conditions (Duncan Pentland) Decline
18/175  Precision Medicine Call
NIHR129224 Introducing genetic testing in primary care to improve identification of familial hypercholesterolaemia: INGENTA study (Nadeem Qureshi) Decline
19/14 Learning Disabilities Call
NIHR129577 Mapping and Evaluating Services for Children with Learning Disabilities and Behaviours that Challenge (MELD) (Richard Hastings) Fund with changes
NIHR129491 Improving the support for older people with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge, family and professional carers, and end of life care planning for carers (Sara Ryan) Fund with changes
NIHR129705 Shared Lives for adults with a learning disability: a realist evaluation (ShaRE) (Nadia Brookes) Decline
NIHR129538 Clinical and cost effectiveness of Adult Placement Models people with intellectual disability and behaviour that challenges: a multi method investigation (Angela Hassiotis) Decline
19/13 Support Interventions for Carers Call
NIHR129645 What are the barriers to young carers accessing carer support services and/or services for the recipient of care, and what interventions and support services are acceptable to these groups and the persons they look after? (Nicola Brimblecombe) Fund with changes
NIHR129629 Towards improved support to carers through enhanced navigation of service pathways: development of a personalised tool (Tom Sanders) Decline
NIHR129676 E-health support for carers of people diagnosed with young-onset dementia: Evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of an online programme of information and support (Bridget Jones) Decline
NIHR129553 Developing a care model for carers of patients with Serious Mental Illness (Andrew Clifton) Decline
18/174 End of Life Care Call
NIHR128799 End of life care in care homes: supporting the workforce and reducing hospitalisations (Liz Forbat) Fund with changes
NIHR129096 Right place, right time, right care for people with learning disabilities at the end of their lives (RIPPLES): Investigating end of life care provision, trajectory, needs and inequalities (Irene Tuffrey-Wijne) Decline
NIHR129213 End of Life Care for Infants, Children and Young People: a mixed methods evaluation of current practice in England and Wales (Lorna Fraser) Fund with changes
NIHR129171 Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination Systems (EPaCCS) in end of life care: evaluating their implementation and optimising future service provision (Matthew Allsop) Fund with changes
NIHR129190 Supporting bereaved families after critical illness: understanding the outcomes and needs of bereaved family members to develop person-centred support interventions (Nazir Lone) Decline
19/06 Researcher-led Call
NIHR129529 Evidence base to inform health service configuration for abortion provision (Kaye Wellings) Fund with changes
NIHR129341 Identifying the impact of a colleague’s suicide on NHS staff, and their support needs, to inform postvention guidance. (Ruth Riley) Fund with changes
NIHR129390 Improving access to cardiac rehabilitation for people with heart failure: implementation of a homebased service in the NHS (Hasnain Dalal) Decline
NIHR129069 A Multicentre Study to Investigate Feasibility of a Protocol-Driven Multidisciplinary Service Model to Tackle ‘Spurious Penicillin Allergy’ in Secondary Care (SPACE study) (Mamidipudi Krishna) Fund with changes
NIHR129488 Falls risk assessment and prevention in acute hospital settings: A realist evaluation (Rebecca Randell) Fund with changes
NIHR129655 Enhancing collaboration between public health and adult social care in England: what are the opportunities from synergistic working? (Jill Manthorpe) Decline
NIHR129599 Supportive care unmet needs in advanced incurable head and neck cancer - IHNC CARMEN (Incurable Head and Neck Cancer - aChieving A caRe Model to mEet all Needs) (Joanne Patterson) Decline
NIHR129478 A realist evaluation of the Living Well with Arthritis Services for NHS patients considering hip or knee replacement (Andrew Moore) Decline