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HS&DR Funding Committee Public Minutes September 2019

 

Contents

Date 18th September 2019 (Day 1)
Venue Danubius Hotel, London
Present Members Jo Rycroft-Malone  Chair
Matt Sutton  Deputy Chair
Annette Boaz
Chris Bojke
Andrew Booth
Jennifer Bostock
Kevin Brazil
Paul Brocklehurst
Peter Coventry
Roshan das Nair
Sandra Duggan
Sarah Jane Fenton
Mark Lambert
James Mason
Jenny McKibben
Rachel Meacock
Mark Pearson
Kathy Rowan
Julius Sim
Steve Sparks
Carl Thompson
Louella Vaughan
Fiona Verity
Alan Watkins
Secretariat Stephanie Garfield-Birkbeck
Suzy Hopper
Julie Daniels
Abi Chalk
Apologies Sarah Alderson
Peter Brindle
Bernard Gudgin
Kamlesh Khunti
Observers Tommy Allen – RDS North West
Karolina Rusiak – Trial Development Research Project Support Officer, Bangor University
Elaine Maxwell – Clinical Advisor for the NIHR Dissemination Centre
Kate Fenton – Senior Research Manager, Monitoring, NETSCC
Vicky Taylor – Assistant Director, Application and Funding, NETSCC
Quoracy Information Voting members: 27 (Quoracy = 18 = 67%)
Voting members present on Day 1: 23 (85%)
Funding Committee Comments  Day one
18/183 – Digital Technologies Commissioned Call
NIHR128005 – How are alerting systems for acute kidney injury normalised? Understanding implementation through an appreciative lens (Nigel Kanagasundaram)
Chair:
Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room:
No conflicts
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision:
Decline
NIHR128285 – Evaluating the national rollout of the NHS App in England (Felix Greaves)
Chair:
Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room:
Mark Pearson, Bernard Gudgin (not in attendance) Jennifer Bostock, Steve Sparks and Mark Lambert (not in attendance)
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision:
Fund with changes
NIHR128268 – Facilitating access to online NHS primary care services - current experience and future potential (John Campbell)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: James Mason
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
18/139 – Adult Social Care Commissioned Call
NIHR128751 – Making data work for social care recipients, providers, and commissioners (Rosalind Willis)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz and Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
NIHR128616 – Understanding and using people’s experiences of social care to guide service improvements: could an effective and efficient co-design approach be translated from health to social care? (Sara Ryan)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz, Jennifer Bostock, Mark Pearson and Peter Coventry
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
NIHR128814 – VOICES – Measuring and using the Views Of people with dementia and their Informal CarErs in Social care (Shereen Hussein)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Jennifer Bostock, Mark Pearson, Matt Sutton and Peter Coventry
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
18/83 End of Life Care Commissioned Call
NIHR128468 – Chaplaincy services and the spiritual care and support needs of children and young people, and their parents, facing end of life (Bryony Beresford)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Peter Coventry
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
NIHR128303 – Evaluation of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a short-term integrated respiratory and palliative care intervention to OPTimise CARE for people with advanced respiratory disease (OPTCARE Breathe) (Sabrina Bajwah)
Chair: Matt Sutton
Declared a conflict and left the room: Mark Pearson, Jennifer Bostock and Roshan das Nair
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
NIHR128317 – EVIWORD: Evaluating the potential benefits and costs and planning the Implementation of WhOle genome sequencing for Rare Diseases (Sarah Wordsworth)
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
18/83 – Precision Medicine Commissioned Call 
NIHR127800 – RECEDE Study: REducing Colonoscopies in those without bowEl DiseasE (Ramesh Arasaradnam)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: James Mason, Chris Bojke, Rachel Meacock Matt Sutton, Sarah Alderson (not in attendance) and Tommy Allen (observer)
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
Date Thursday 19th September 2019 (Day 2)
Venue Danubius Hotel, London
Present members Jo Rycroft-Malone  Chair
Matt Sutton  Deputy Chair
Annette Boaz
Chris Bojke
Andrew Booth
Jennifer Bostock
Kevin Brazil
Peter Coventry
Roshan das Nair
Sandra Duggan
Sarah Jane Fenton
Mark Lambert
Jenny McKibben
Rachel Meacock
Mark Pearson
Kathy Rowan
Julius Sim
Steve Sparks
Fiona Verity
Alan Watkins
Secretariat Stephanie Garfield-Birkbeck
Suzy Hopper
Lisa Stockwell
Abi Chalk
Apologies Sarah Alderson
Peter Brindle
Paul Brocklehurst
Bernard Gudgin
Kamlesh Khunti
James Mason
Carl Thompson
Louelle Vaughan
Observers Bronia Arnott – RDS North East and Cumbria (NENC)
Kayleigh Nelson – RDCS Swansea
Quoracy Information Voting members: 27 (Quoracy = 18 = 67%)
Voting members present on Day 2: 19 (70%)
Funding Committee Comments Day two
18/136 – Researcher-led (Standard)
NIHR128873 – NIHR128873 – Glioccova: Care, costs, outcomes, variations and admission in patients with malignant glioma in England (Matthew Williams)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Rachel Meacock and Matt Sutton
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
NIHR128364 – Inter-CEPt: Intervening to eliminate the centre effect variation in home dialysis use (Simon Davies)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Julius Sim and Andrew Booth
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
NIHR128877 – Understanding the imPlications of Screening and Triage on Mental Health REcovery After Mass trauma events (UPSTREAM) (Paul French)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz and Andrew Booth
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
NIHR128773 – uSing rolE-substitutioN In care hOmes to improve oRal health (SENIOR) (Paul Brocklehurst)
Chair: Mark Lambert
Declared a conflict and left the room: Roshan das Nair, Rachel Meacock and Jo Rycroft-Malone
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
NIHR128355 – An evidence-based evaluation of the effectiveness and appropriateness of a new rapid diagnostic pathway for patients with non-specific symptoms of cancer (Jason Oke)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz and Jennifer Bostock
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
NIHR128349 – The use of locum doctors in the NHS: understanding and improving the safety and quality of care (Kieran Walshe)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz, Jennifer Bostock, Rachel Meacock, Matt Sutton, Peter Coventry and Chris Bojke
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
18/153 – Chronic Pain Themed Call
NIHR128671 – A meta-ethnography of how children and young people with chronic non-cancer pain and their families experience and understand their condition, pain services and treatments (Emma France)
Chair: Mark Lambert
Declared a conflict and left the room: Andrew Booth, Jo Rycroft-Malone and Fiona Verity
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
19/05 – Researcher-led (Evidence Synthesis) Straight to Stage 2
NIHR129524 – A realist review of approaches used to prevent and reduce the use of restrictive interventions on adults with learning disabilities in NHS and independent sector settings (Joy Duxbury)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Chris Bojke
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
NIHR129558 – DOMestic Interpersonal Conflict - Interventions from the Literature And Theory Exploration with the Black and Minority Ethnic Community (DOMICILIATE - BME) (Parveen Ali)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Chris Bojke and Andrew Booth
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal but did not recommend it for funding.
Decision: Decline
NIHR129209 – NHS Health Checks: Learning from Realist Synthesis (HeckLeRS) (Geoff Wong)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Andrew Booth and Mark Pearson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
NIHR129528 – Care Under Pressure 2: Caring for the Carers – a realist review of interventions to minimise the incidence of mental ill-health in nurses, midwives and paramedics (Jill Maben)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone
Declared a conflict and left the room: Andrew Booth, Peter Coventry and Mark Pearson
The Funding Committee discussed the proposal and recommended it for funding subject to certain conditions.
Decision: Fund with changes
SUMMARY
18/183 – Digital Technologies Commissioned Call
Reference Proposal Title Outcome
NIHR128005  How are alerting systems for acute kidney injury normalised? Understanding implementation through an appreciative lens (Nigel Kanagasundaram) Decline
NIHR128285  Evaluating the national rollout of the NHS App in England (Felix Greaves) Fund with changes
NIHR128268  Facilitating access to online NHS primary care services - current experience and future potential (John Campbell) Fund with changes
18/139 – Adult Social Care Commissioned Call
NIHR128751 Making data work for social care recipients, providers, and commissioners (Rosalind Willis) Decline
NIHR128616 Understanding and using people’s experiences of social care to guide service improvements: could an effective and efficient co-design approach be translated from health to social care? (Sara Ryan) Fund with changes
NIHR128814 VOICES – Measuring and using the Views Of people with dementia and their Informal CarErs in Social care (Sherren Hussein) Decline
18/82 – End of Life Commissioned Call
NIHR128468 Chaplaincy services and the spiritual care and support needs of children and young people, and their parents, facing end of life (Bryony Beresford) Fund with changes
NIHR128303  Evaluation of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a short-term integrated respiratory and palliative care intervention to OPTimise CARE for people with advanced respiratory disease (OPTCARE Breathe) (Sabrina Bajwah) Decline
18/83 – Precision Medicine Commissioned Call
NIHR128317 EVIWORD: Evaluating the potential benefits and costs and planning the Implementation of WhOle genome sequencing for Rare Diseases (Sarah Wordsworth) Decline
NIHR127800 RECEDE Study: REducing Colonoscopies in those without bowEl DiseasE (Ramesh Arasaradnam) Fund with changes
18/136 Researcher-led (Standard)
NIHR128873 Glioccova: Care, costs, outcomes, variations and admission in patients with malignant glioma in England (Matthew Williams) Decline
NIHR128364 Inter-CEPt: Intervening to eliminate the centre effect variation in home dialysis use (Simon Davies) Fund with changes
NIHR128877 Understanding the imPlications of Screening and Triage on Mental Health REcovery After Mass trauma events (UPSTREAM) (Paul French) Decline
NIHR128773 uSing rolE-substitutioN In care hOmes to improve oRal health (SENIOR) (Paul Brocklehurst) Fund with changes
NIHR128355 An evidence-based evaluation of the effectiveness and appropriateness of a new rapid diagnostic pathway for patients with non-specific symptoms of cancer (Jason Oke) Decline
NIHR128349 The use of locum doctors in the NHS: understanding and improving the safety and quality of care (Kieran Walshe) Fund with changes
18/153 Researcher-led Chronic Pain Themed Call
NIHR128671 A meta-ethnography of how children and young people with chronic non-cancer pain and their families experience and understand their condition, pain services and treatments (Emma France) Fund with changes
19/05 Researcher-led (Evidence Synthesis) Straight to Stage 2
NIHR129524 A realist review of approaches used to prevent and reduce the use of restrictive interventions on adults with learning disabilities in NHS and independent sector settings (Joy Duxbury) Fund with changes
NIHR129558 DOMestic Interpersonal Conflict - Interventions from the Literature And Theory Exploration with the Black and Minority Ethnic Community (DOMICILIATE - BME) (Parveen Ali) Decline
NIHR129209 NHS Health Checks: Learning from Realist Synthesis (HeckLeRS) (Geoff Wong) Fund with changes
NIHR129528 Care Under Pressure 2: Caring for the Carers – a realist review of interventions to minimise the incidence of mental ill-health in nurses, midwives and paramedics (Jill Maben) Fund with changes