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HTA Remit and Competitiveness teleconference - Public minutes October 2019

 

Contents

NIHR HTA Remit and Competitiveness Teleconference

 

Minutes of the October 2019 Meeting

 

Minutes

Meeting:

HTA Remit and Competitiveness Teleconference discussing applications from the Ambitious Data-enabled Trials cross-programme Call allocated to HTA, and HTA Commissioned broad brief in Strategies in older people’s care settings to prevent infection from the September 2019 Call Closes.

 

Date and time:

Monday 07 October 2019 2-4pm

 

Place:

Haygarth room, Beta House

 

 

 

Present Members

 

 

 

Professor Hywel Williams (HTA Programme Director)

Professor Lucy Chappell (Chair of CET Funding Committee)

Professor Andrew Farmer (Chair of HTA General Funding Committee)

No representative from (Prioritisation Committee B)

Associate Professor Kamal Mahtani (Prioritisation Committee A, Chair)

Dr Ira Madan (Chair of Prioritisation Committee C)

 

 

 

NETSCC Secretariat

 

 

 

 

Mrs Karen Williams (Senior Research Manager)

Miss Louise Maclachlan (Research Manager)

Ms Maria Oosterwijk (Administrator)

 

 

Observers

None

 

Apologies

Professor Steve Goodacre, Professor Andrew Bradbury, Professor David Sebag-Montefiore, Professor John Norrie, Dr Simon Fraser, Dr Martin Ashton-Key, Dr Cristina Lujan Barroso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/30 HTA Call Strategies in older people’s care settings to prevent infection

1

19/30 HTA Call Strategies in older people’s care settings to prevent infection

NIHR130396 - ‘StOP UTI’ - STrategies in Older People’s care to prevent Urinary Tract Infection: a realist synthesis of the evidence

Associate Professor Jacqui Anne Prieto

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

2

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130145 - Randomised trial of Thyroid hormone replacement for Subclinical HypOthyroidism: effects on Quality of life and cardiovascular outcomes (ThySHOQ)

Dr Peter Taylor

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

3

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130548 - SYmptom-driven versus Maintenance Preventer Therapy for the Outpatient Management of AsThma In Children (SYMPTOMATIC)

Dr Ian Sinha

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Andrew Farmer

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

4

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR129826 - WHEAT-UK: WithHolding Enteral feeds Around red cell Transfusion to prevent necrotising enterocolitis in preterm neonates: a multi-centre, randomised controlled, electronic patient record (EPR) data-enabled trial

Dr Chris Gale

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Andrew Farmer

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Out of Remit

5

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130553 - Tonsillectomy Observational National Study Investigating real-Life data from Secondary care (TONSILS)

Mr Steven Powell

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

6

19/30 HTA Call Strategies in older people’s care settings to prevent infection

NIHR129783 - Air Filtration to reduce Respiratory Infections in older people’s care homes: the AFRI cluster randomised controlled trial with nested internal pilot, qualitative and economic evaluations

Professor Alastair Hay

 

Chair: Andrew Farmer

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams

 

Recommendation: Out of Remit

7

19/30 HTA Call Strategies in older people’s care settings to prevent infection

NIHR130148 - How can hand hygiene be achieved in residential and nursing care homes (RNC) for older people? An ethnographically informed cluster randomised trial of Homely Hand Hygiene at teachable moments, as a strategic approach to optimised hand hygiene.

Professor Jackie Cassell

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Out of Remit

8

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR129760 - An investigation into factors that influence the development of cancer metastases utilising electronic health records in a cohort in long term follow-up. Quantifying the associated secondary care costs, and exploring metastases as a surrogate endpoint in trials.

Dr Emma Turner

 

Chair: Andrew Farmer

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams

 

Recommendation: Out of Remit

9

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130280 - Preventing stroke, premature death and cognitive decline in a broader community of patients with atrial fibrillation using healthcare data for pragmatic research

Dr Dipak Kotecha

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

10

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130508 - Evaluating the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a conservative approach to oxygen therapy for invasively ventilated adults in intensive care (UK ROX)

Dr Daniel Martin

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

11

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130565 - DIRECT Study: a highly pragmatic, efficient, whole population randomised trial of thromboprophylaxis in hip fracture.

Associate Professor Xavier Griffin

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Andrew Farmer

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

12

19/109 HTA Call for ambitious data-enabled trials, health services and public health research studies

NIHR130573 - VolatIle vs Total intravenous Anaesthesia for major non-cardiac surgery – a randomised controlled triaL (VITAL)

Associate Professor Joyce Yeung

 

Chair: Hywel Williams

Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified

Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified

 

Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

 

 

Summing up