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HTA Remit and Competitiveness teleconference - Public minutes September 2020

 

Contents

25 September 2020 10-1pm

Present Members

Professor Hywel Williams (HTA Programme Director)
Professor Steve Goodacre (HTA Deputy Programme Director)
Professor Lucy Chappell (Chair of CET Funding Committee)
Professor Andrew Farmer (Chair) (designate HTA Programme Director, and General Funding Committee Chair)
Dr Geoff Wong (Prioritisation Committee A, Deputy Chair)
Professor Anthony De-Soyza (Chair of Prioritisation Committee B)

NETSCC Secretariat

Dr Jason Horsley (NETSCC Consultant Advisor)
Mrs Karen Williams (Senior Research Manager)
Dr Brogan Ashley (Research Manager)
Ms Maria Oosterwijk (Administrator)
Observers: None
Apologies: Associate Professor Kamal Mahtani

20/37 HTA Researcher-led call Evidence Synthesis

NIHR132782 - Best evidence: A synthesis of data on clinical and cost effectiveness, acceptability and accessibility of parenting and attachment interventions for parents of children under 5 years old (Dr Anja Wittkowski)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Uncompetitive

20/37 HTA Researcher-led call Evidence Synthesis

NIHR132843 - Management of diabetic macular oedema associated with cataract extraction: systematic review (Professor Norman Waugh)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/37 HTA Researcher-led call Evidence Synthesis

NIHR132973 - The Role of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Metastatic and Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer – A Systematic Review (Mr Jaiganesh Manickavasagam)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132020 - A multi-centre UK Diagnostic Test Accuracy assessment of Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) and TIMP-2/ IGFBP-7 ratio (Nephrocheck) for the very early diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation (OLT) (Professor Brian Davidson)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR131925 - SPECS: SPecial Eyeglasses to Control Short-Sightedness - a multicenter randomized controlled trial to determine efficacy and safety of defocus spectacles for children age 5 to 12 years with myopia (Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132355 - FOxTROT 2: A phase III randomised trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in older or frail patients with operable locally advanced colon cancer (Dr Jenny Seligmann)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132498 - Phase III study of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for medically inoperable primary renal tumours (STARTs) (Dr Anjali Zarkar)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132737 - Evaluating dietary nitrate supplementation as a strategy to enhance exercise capacity in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The EDEN-COPD trial (Dr Nicholas Hopkinson)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132777 - SALVAGE-DEFER AMI Randomised Controlled Trial Pharmaco-Invasive Deferred Stenting Strategy During ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction To Salvage Myocardium Utilising Index-of-Microcirculatory-Resistance as a Tool to Identify High Risk Patients with Failed Microvascular Reperfusion (Dr Vasim Farooq)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132799 - Acute kidney injury preCisiOn flUid preScription To Improve outComes (the ACOUSTIC trial) (Dr Mark Thomas)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132880 - FAST MRI UK Screening Trial: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial (RCT), comparing the effectiveness at interval cancer reduction of abbreviated breast MRI (FAST MRI) and mammography versus mammography alone, for women at population-risk of breast cancer at initial screen (prevalent round) (Dr Lyn Jones)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132964 - Remote Monitoring and Home Stool Calprotectin testing Compared to Standard of Care in Children with Ulcerative Colitis (Dr Rafeeq Muhammed)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/40 HTA Oral and dental health

NIHR132538 - A cluster randomised controlled trial of brief alcohol advice delivered in NHS dental practices (Professor Richard Watt)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/40 HTA Oral and dental health

NIHR132959 - Multicentre randomised controlled blinded superiority study for adult patients with a learning disability having conscious sedation for dental treatment to compare effectiveness and safety of midazolam and ketamine, to midazolam only. (Dr Bryan Kerr)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR131923 - Randomised Controlled Trial on the Effectiveness of SSRI Medication to Manage Problematic Sexual Arousal in Adults Convicted of Sexual Offences (Professor Belinda Winder)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132333 - Phenotype based treatment for Wheeze (PHARAOH study) (Dr Prasad Nagakumar)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132594 - Early Vasopressors in Sepsis (EVIS) (Dr Alasdair Corfield)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132889 - Conservative Management in Traumatic Pneumothoraces in the Emergency Department (CoMiT-ED): A Randomised Controlled Trial (Dr Edward Carlton)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132018 - Vaginal Laser treatment for Genitourinary Syndrome following Breast Cancer: double blinded, parallelngroup, placebo controlled randomised trial. (VALIANT: VAginal Laser In women After breast Neoplasia Treatment) (Ms Swati Jha)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132755 - The REMEDI trial: Randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) versus Treatment as usual (TAU) (Dr Emily Wood)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of remit

19/163 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Evidence Synthesis)

NIHR132672 - Tranexamic acid for mild traumatic brain injury: evidence synthesis, decision modelling, and cost-effectiveness analysis (Dr Katharine Ker)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132484 - Transient Ischaemic Attack and minor Stroke CompArison of imagiNg Study (TIA-SCANS ) (Dr William Whiteley)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132871 - Remote multicomponent rehabilitation intervention in survivors of critical illness post hospital discharge: a randomised controlled assessor blind clinical and cost effectiveness trial with internal pilot (Dr Brenda O'Neill)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132628 - Antiplatelet Secondary Prevention International Randomised trial after INtracerebral haemorrhaGe (ASPIRING) (Professor Rustam Salman)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer, Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132690 - Remote psychosocial interventions to prevent avoidable psychiatric hospital admissions in people with serious mental health problems (Professor Anthony Morrison)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132667 - A multicentred study of Optimal nutrition for healthier blood pressure in Pregnancy: The OptiPREG trial (Professor Kristina Pentieva)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Geoff Wong, Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132851 - Tackling statin intolerance with n-of-1 trials (TASINI): cluster randomised controlled trial (Professor Paul Aveyard)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Geoff Wong, Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Uncompetitive

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132317 - Dietary Approaches to the Management Of type 2 Diabetes (DIAMOND) cluster randomised trial (Professor Paul Aveyard)

Chair: Hywel Williams
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Geoff Wong, Steve Goodacre, Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132763 - DRAFFT 3 – Distal Radius Acute Fracture Fixation Trial 3: A multi-centre prospective randomised superiority trial of standard care backslab cast versus close contact cast for adult patients having a manipulation of a distal radius fracture (Professor Matthew Costa)

Chair: Hywel Williams
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Geoff Wong
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer, Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Uncompetitive

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132695 - PREPARED: PREventing hiP frActure thRough Exercise and aDherence a multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation (Professor Rebecca Kearney)

Chair: Hywel Williams
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre, Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Out of Remit and Uncompetitive

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132860 - A randomised controlled trial of pre-hospital whole blood versus standard care for the resuscitation of patients with life-threatening haemorrhage. (Professor Jason Smith)

Chair: Hywel Williams
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre, Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Out of Remit

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132968 - Aspirin after hospitalisation with Pneumonia to prevent cardiovascular Events randomised Controlled Trial (ASPECT) (Professor Nick Maskell)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre, Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/130 Bipolar Disorder

NIHR132773 - Aripiprazole/ sertraline combination: Efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness in comparison with quetiapine for the treatment of bipolar depression. An open label randomised controlled trial. (ASCEnD) (Dr Stuart Watson)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams, Anthony De Soyza
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132016 - Pharyngeal Electrical stimulation for Acute Stroke dysphagia Trial (PhEAST) (Professor Philip Bath)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/37 HTA Researcher-led call Evidence Synthesis

NIHR132692 - ‘Robosurgeons vs. robosceptics’: can we afford robotic technology or can we afford not to? (Dr Jasmesh Sandhu)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit and Uncompetitive

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR131978 - Parotid Post Operative Surgery Haemostatics Trial (POSH TRIAL) - A randomised controlled pilot/feasibility trial (Mr Jaiganesh Manickavasagam)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132161 - The Early Treatment in Keratoconus (ETK) Trial: Epithelium-on Corneal Crosslinking versus Sham Treatment at Diagnosis in Keratoconus (Mr Bruce Allan)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132643 - Prophylactic enteral feeding tube placement following proactive nutritional screening in people undergoing chemoradiotherapy for oesophageal cancer – a feasibility and acceptability study (NUTROC) (Dr Neel Bhuva)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132981 - A Comparison of PulseFlow DF and Standard Offloading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulceration – PODFU Trial (Miss Kajanatharshini Sritharan)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Out of Remit and Uncompetitive

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132757 - Outcomes of Simultaneous versus Staged Resection of synchronous colorectal liver metastases: the SISTAR study (Mr Giuseppe Fusai)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132885 - DOse of intrathecaL diamORphinE in Surgery - DOLORES trial Multi-arm, multi-stage, multi-centre, open-label, adaptive, sequential dosing, pragmatic randomised trial with an internal pilot, and health economic evaluation (Professor Fang Smith)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132955 - The clinical and cost-effectiveness of adding a nerve block to spinal or general anaesthesia, in combination with local anaesthetic infiltration, for elective primary total knee replacement. A pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial with blinding (Mr Michael Whitehouse)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132009 - A randomised controlled trial to establish the clinical and cost effectiveness of expectant management versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients after successful ERCP and clearance of gallstones from their common bile duct - The Sunflower-ERCP Study (Professor Giles Toogood)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/130 Bipolar Disorder

NIHR131529 - The clinical and cost-effectiveness of a specialised care package for early course bipolar disorder compared to treatment as usual: SPECIALISE-BD (Professor Steven Marwaha)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132896 - Long term effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of early mental health intervention: Follow up to the Healthy Start, Happy Start study (Professor Paul Ramchandani)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132941 - EXTRACTion Of Replacement of redundant/malfunctioning leads: EXTRACTOR Study (Professor Christopher Rinaldi)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132874 - Re-Evaluating the inhibition of stress erosions: Gastrointestinal Bleeding Prophylaxis in ICU (Dr Marlies Ostermann)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132106 - ACUte Care of Rapid Atrial fibrillation: Treatment Evaluations in the Emergency Department (ACCURATE - ED). A multicentre pragmatic trial across UK emergency departments evaluating the early emergency management of patients presenting with recent onset atrial fibrillation. (Professor Alasdair Gray)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre (co-applicant)
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132684 - Impact of a fully validated risk tool (STUMBL Score) on the management of blunt chest wall trauma: a stepped wedge, cluster randomised controlled trial (STUMBL2 Trial) (Dr Ceri Battle)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132884 - The ASTA trial: A Phase III Randomized, Open Label, Multi-Centre Study of Apixaban Compared to Standard of Care for Thromboembolism Prevention in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Treated with Pegylated L-Asparaginase (Dr Charlotte Bradbury)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/162 HTA Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call (Primary Research)

NIHR132868 - Clinical and Cost effectiveness of Regional versus General Anaesthesia in Reducing Post-operative morbidity in patients with hip fractures (REGARD) (Associate-Professor Joyce Yeung)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre, Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132685 - Adjuvant radiotherapy in patients with high-risk primary cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma AFTER surgery (SCC-AFTER): an open label, multicentre, two-arm phase III randomised trial (Dr Agata Rembielak)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer, Hywel Williams (co-applicant)
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/130 Bipolar Disorder

NIHR131483 - Clinical and cost effectiveness of a digital integrated bipolar parenting intervention: A randomised controlled trial (Professor Steven Jones)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer, Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132845 - Statin TherApy for Reducing Events in Elderly patients from the United Kingdom (STAREE-UK): a randomised controlled trial (Professor Richard McManus)

Chair: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Geoff Wong, Lucy Chappell
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132260 - A multicentre RCT of prophylactic laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with idiopathic acute pancreatitis(CHIP study) (Dr Srikanth Reddy)

Chair: Hywel Williams
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: Steve Goodacre
Declared a conflict and left the call: Andrew Farmer
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132808 - BAY: Behavioural Activation for Young people with depression in specialist child and adolescent mental health services (Dr Bernadka Dubicka)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR132919 - Study of technologies for the diagnosis of angle closure glaucoma (ACE) (Professor Augusto Azuara-Blanco)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/32 PHR Researcher-Led

NIHR132678 - Evaluating losartan for stroke prevention (Dr Carmen Coxon)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/32 PHR Researcher-Led

NIHR132387 - Relative vaccine effectiveness of current and emerging influenza vaccines in people aged 65 years and above (Professor Wei Shen Lim)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Hywel Williams
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/32 PHR Researcher-Led

NIHR131812 - Using web-based behavioural activation to promote physical activity and reduce symptoms in adults living with depression in the community: The eMotion randomised controlled trial. (Professor Colin Greaves)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

19/138 EME Researcher Led

NIHR132767 - Mifepristone for Labour Induction: MOLI (Professor Mark Johnson)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: None identified
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

20/38 HTA Researcher-led call Primary Research

NIHR131533 - Randomised trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of a supraglottic airway device versus tracheal intubation during in-hospital cardiac arrest (AIRWAYS-3). (Professor Jonathan Benger)

Chair: Andrew Farmer
Declared a conflict, remained in the teleconference: None identified
Declared a conflict and left the call: Steve Goodacre
Recommendation: Proceed to Funding Committee

Summary