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HSDR Funding Committee Public Minutes September 2021

Contents

Day One - Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting

Present Members

  • Jo Rycroft-Malone (Chair)
  • Judith Smith (Deputy Programme Director)
  • Adele Webb (PPI)
  • Andrew Price
  • Annette Boaz
  • Carl Thompson
  • Carol Rivas
  • Dawn Craig
  • Debra Bick
  • Doreen Joseph (PPI)
  • Fiona Verity
  • Gareth Hooper
  • James Rimmer
  • Laura Bojke
  • Linda Parton (PPI)
  • Lorna Gibson
  • Louise Wallace
  • Mona Kanaan
  • Parveen Ali
  • Rachel Meacock
  • Rebecca Harris
  • Sarah Finer
  • Sarah Purdy
  • Stephen Bradley
  • Victoria Tatton 

Secretariat

  • Stephanie Garfield-Birkbeck
  • Suzy Hopper
  • Donna White
  • Abi Chalk
  • Tara Lamont

Apologies

  • Kamlesh Khunti
  • Jane Appleton
  • Dawn Craig
  • Jill Maben
  • Sandy Harvey (PPI)

Observers

  • Simon Malyon, Research Programme Manager, DHSC (observing the 10 applications submitted to the Health and Social Care Workforce only)
  • Michael Bowdery, Head of Programmes, Health and Care Research Wales
  • Brian Crosbie, RDS, Senior Research Adviser, University of Nottingham
  • Joe Low, RDS, Research Fellow, UCI
  • Haydee Garcia, PPI Research Manager, NETSCC (will be joining after lunch)

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 27 (Quoracy = 18 = 67%)

Voting members present on Day 1: 22 (81%)

20/115 Health and Social Care Workforce (Stage One)

NIHR133813 – The determinants of the utilisation of the support and assistant workforce in diagnostic imaging: a multi-methods investigation (Julie Nightingale - Sheffield Hallam University)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR134576 – The Experience and impact of moral injury amongst residential care workers working with older people: a realist enquiry (Mo Ray - Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Brian Crosbie (RDS observer)

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR133559 – Evaluating the Potential of New Roles and Innovative Skills-Mixes (PRISM) to improve care delivery In-Patient Mental Health Services: A mixed-methods study (Paul Tiffin - University of York)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Laura Bojke, Mona Kanaan 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134990 – Establishing the relationship between staff and ward characteristics and patient safety incidents on mental health wards (John Baker - Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)

Chair: Lorna Gibson

Declared a conflict and left the room: Laura Bojke, Stephen Bradley, Mona Kanaan, Carl Thompson, Judith Smith 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134765 – Workforce wellbeing: Creating a method for developing tailored fatigue risk management systems in acute care settings via participatory co-design (Alison Steven - Northumbria University)

Chair: Lorna Gibson

Declared a conflict and left the room: Judith Smith

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134305 – Planning for Frailty: Optimal health and social care workforce organisation using demand-led simulation modelling (FLOWS) (Bronagh Walsh - University of Southampton)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR135168 – A Study to Evaluate the Introduction of new Staffing Models in Intensive Care: a realist evaluation (SEISMIC-R) (Natalie Pattison - University of Hertfordshire)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Carol Rivas

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR133949 – Spread and evaluation of a retention bundle for late-career nurses, midwives and AHPs in an Integrated Care System (Stephen Timmons - University of Nottingham)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR134991 – Care Under Pressure 4: Improving mental health in nurses, midwives, and paramedics: a realist evaluation to co-design resources for the NHS Health and Wellbeing Framework (Cath Taylor - University of Surrey)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Debra Bick

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR134942 – The impact of regulation and registration on the residential childcare workforce: comparing England and Wales (Martin Elliott - Cardiff University)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz, Fiona Verity, Simon Malyon (observer) 

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR133812 – Improving staff wellbeing and retention: Developing, Implementing and Evaluating a Just Culture across an Integrated Care System (Rebecca Lawton - Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: Laura Bojke, Stephen Bradley, Mona Kanaan, Carl Thompson, 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134797 – Strengthening clinical leadership on governing boards to improve staff wellbeing and patient care (Lorelei Jones - Bangor University)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: Lorna Gibson, Judith Smith

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR133935 – Co-producing and piloting innovative solutions to support the recruitment and retention of older care workers in Yorkshire and Humber and Northern Ireland (Matthew Flynn - University of Hull)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: Annette Boaz 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR133862 – Improving partnership-working between the health and care sector: the potential of the new Care Home Clinical Lead role in England (Petra Mäkelä - London School of Tropical Medicine)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: Annette Boaz, Judith Smith

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134978 – A co-produced mixed method study to develop and test the feasibility of an intervention to increase nurse retention by supporting transition from student to newly registered nurse (NRN) (Jane Wray - University of Hull)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: No Conflicts

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134013 – Inclusive leadership: supporting equality and diversity in the health and social care workforce (Simon Bailey - University of Kent)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: Annette Boaz

Decision: Decline

21/10 Researcher-led (Stage One)

NIHR134999 – Engaging General Practice in a Net Zero NHS: a mixed methods realist evaluation of the Green Impact for Health Toolkit (The GPNET-0 study) (Joanna Fleming - University of Warwick)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Debra Bick 

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR135128 – Supporting, enabling and sustaining home care workers to deliver end-of-life care: a multiple-methods community-based case study (Miriam Johnson - University of Hull)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz, Stephen Bradley, Sarah Purdy, Mona Kanaan

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR134888 – How can Intermediate Care Teams deliver safe, effective and timely rehabilitation in the context of covid-19 and what lessons can be learned to embed and sustain 'hybrid' (on-line and in-person) approaches? (Vanessa Abrahamson - University of Kent)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134927 – Co-designing a Model of Effective, Acceptable and Feasible Peer Support for Young People with Long-term Health Conditions to Inform Service Commissioning and Provision (Susan Kirk - The University of Manchester)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Rachel Meacock, Carl Thompson

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR135315 – Improving Social Support and Recovery for Young People Affected by Long Covid: Qualitative Study (Tim Rhodes - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Chair: Lorna Gibson

Declared a conflict and left the room: Judith Smith

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR134522 – The CONNECT Study: Understanding the Impact of Remote Consultations in Sexual and Reproductive Health Services on Health Inequalities (Louise Jackson - University of Birmingham)

Chair: Lorna Gibson

Declared a conflict and left the room: Judith Smith

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR135009 – Waiting times in Emergency Departments: inequalities and impact on health outcomes (Catia Nicodemo - University of Oxford)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Annette Boaz, Rachel Meacock, Adele Webb 

Decisions: Shortlist

 

NIHR134912 – Investigating the Effects of Remote Consulting in primary care on consultations with complex content: A mixed-methods study (COM-CON) (Mairead Murphy - University of Bristol)

Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Sarah Purdy, Adele Webb 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134523 – Investigating socioeconomic, ethnic and geographical disparities in surgery rates and outcomes in England before, during and when recovering from the covid-19 pandemic (Ravi Maheswaran - The University of Sheffield)

Chair: Lorna Gibson

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR135142 – The ADOPT study: How does the adoption of electronic care planning affect the delivery, outcomes, processes and management of care in care homes? A mixed methods study (Andy Charlwood - University of Leeds)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: Carl Thompson, Sandy Harvey – Personal

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134748 – Optimising service models for Long Covid rehabilitation: a realist review and evaluation of current services Acronym: COSMOS – "Covid – Optimising Service Models and OutcomeS" (Elizabeth Goyder - The University of Sheffield)

Chair: None

Declared a conflict and did not score: No Conflicts

Decision: Decline

Day Two - Thursday 23 September 2021

Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting

Present Members

  • Jo Rycroft-Malone (Chair)
  • Judith Smith (Deputy Programme Director)
  • Adele Webb (PPI)
  • Andrew Price (joining after lunch)
  • Carl Thompson
  • Carol Rivas
  • Debra Bick
  • Doreen Joseph (PPI)
  • Fiona Verity
  • Gareth Hooper
  • Laura Bojke
  • Linda Parton (PPI)
  • Lorna Gibson
  • Louise Wallace
  • Mona Kanaan (leaving at 12.30pm)
  • Parveen Ali
  • Rachel Meacock
  • Sarah Finer (leaving at 1.00pm)
  • Sarah Purdy
  • Stephen Bradley
  • Victoria Tatton

Secretariat

  • Stephanie Garfield-Birkbeck
  • Suzy Hopper
  • Lisa Stockwell
  • Abi Chalk
  • Tara Lamont

Apologies

  • Jane Appleton
  • Annette Boaz
  • Dawn Craig
  • Kamlesh Khunti
  • Jill Maben
  • James Rimmer
  • Rebecca Harris
  • Sandy Harvey (PPI)

Observers

  • Michael Bowdery, Head of Programmes, Health and Care Research Wales
  • Lisa Wood, Clinical Fellow, UCL
  • Haydee Garcia, PPI Research Manager, NETSCC (will be joining after lunch)

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 26 (Quoracy = 17 = 66%)

Voting members present on Day 2: 19 (73%)

21/09 Evidence Synthesis (Stage Two)

NIHR134986 – Improving health visiting services and delivery in light of the Covid-19 pandemic: a realist review (Erica Gadsby - University of Kent)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR135060 – The impaCt Of dietary intake and Nutritional status in CarE homes on orAl heaLth: an EviDence synthesis (CONCEALED) (Gerald McKenna - The Queen's University of Belfast)
Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Fiona Verity, Jo Rycroft-Malone 

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR134891 – Evidence Synthesis about the management of mental ill-health in urgent and emergency care settings: comparison of realist synthesis and meta-ethnographic approaches (Joanne Turnbull - University of Southampton)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134210 – How do we optimise initiation and maintenance of interventions for physical activity in patients with depression? A realist synthesis of evidence with embedded co-production and co-design (Katarzyna Machaczek - Sheffield Hallam University)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Laura Bojke, Mona Kanaan, Doreen Joseph

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR134914 – A realist review to explain how, for whom and in what circumstances restorative practices work to resolve conflict in mental health settings: RESPECT-MH (Nutmeg Hallett - University of Birmingham)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Doreen Joseph, Carl Thompson, Judith Smith

Decision: Decline

20/02 April 2020 HS&DR Researcher-led (Standard) (Stage 2 deferred from May FC)

NIHR132715 – Impact of a Distress Brief Intervention on Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts and Self-harm in the immediate, short and longer term (Joanne McLean - National Centre for Social Research)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR131667 – Improving cancer experiences and outcomes for people with sensory loss (Dikaios Sakellariou - Cardiff University)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Judith Smith

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR132966 – Advance Care Planning in Individuals with Frailty (Richard Byng - Devon Partnership NHS Trust)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Doreen Joseph

Decision: Decline

20/13 Researcher-led call (Stage Two)

NIHR134326 – Stroke Audit Machine Learning (SAMueL) (Michael Allen - University of Exeter)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: No Conflicts

Decision: Fund with changes

20/124 Adult Community Health and Social Care services to avoid planned and unplanned hospital admissions (Stage Two)

NIHR134436 – Understanding the role of adult community health services in avoiding hospital admissions (Rachel Meacock - The University of Manchester)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Rachel Meacock, Carl Thompson, Judith Smith

Decision: Fund with changes

21/45 HSDR Prehabilitation: Living with and beyond cancer (Stage Two)

NIHR134282 – Mapping and Identifying Quality and Inequality in Prehabilitation for Cancer Surgery: Evidence for Improvement (Clifford Shelton - Lancaster University)
Chair: Judith Smith

Declared a conflict and left the room: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR134382 – “Levelling-up prehabilitation” – A mixed methods evaluation of five cancer prehabilitation services in the North of England (Robert Copeland - Sheffield Hallam University)
Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room:  Laura Bojke

Decision: Decline

21/35 Straight to Stage Two Re-submissions

NIHR135088 – Citizen portals for health and social care: A realist investigation (Rebecca Randell - University of Bradford)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Stephen Bradley, Carl Thompson 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR135127 – Family Group Conferencing in adult social care and mental health: exploring how it works and what difference it can make in people’s lives (Jerry Tew - University of Birmingham)

Chair: Jo Rycroft-Malone

Declared a conflict and left the room: Fiona Verity, Judith Smith

Decision: Fund with changes