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PHR Funding Committee Meeting - Public Minutes June 2019

 

Contents

Date

Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 June 2019

Venue

Danubius Hotel, London

Present members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members:

Professor PeymaneAdab

Dr Suzanne Audrey

Professor Linda Bauld

Professor Rona Campbell

Dr Charlotte Clark

Dr Matt Egan

Professor Julia Fox-Rushby

Professor David French

Dr Felix Greaves Mr David Green

Professor Judith Green

Professor Russ Jago

Professor Andy Jones

Professor Frank Kee

Mr Allen Knight Professor Emma McIntosh

Professor Petra Meier

Dr Graham Moore

Professor Christopher Owen

Professor Toby Prevost

Professor Falko Sniehotta

Professor Amanda Sowden

Professor Martin White

 FC Deputy Chair

 

 

 

 

(absent from 12:10 Day 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 FC Chair (does not vote)

 

 

 

(absent from 15:20 Day 1)

 

 PHR Director (does not vote)

Co-opted committee members

Dr James Woodcock, Programme Lead, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge (Day 2)

Professor Eugene Milne, Director of Public Health, Newcastle City Council (Day 2)

Dr Karen Exley, Group Leader Air Quality and Public Health, Public Health England. (Day 2)

Secretariat

Dr Andrew Cook

Mrs Louise Higgs

Mrs Gemma House

Miss Andrea Ingram

Dr Claire Kidgell Ms Bernie Newitt (Day 2)

Apologies

 

Professor Chris Bonell

Dr Charlotte Clark (Day 2) Professor Paul Montgomery

Professor Sarah Rodgers

Professor Amanda Sowden (Day 2)

Professor Martin White (Day 2)

Observers/In attendance

Michael Bowdery, PC standing observer Rebecca Kandiyali, RDS (Day 1)

Emma Kinloch (new PPI representative) (Day 1) Vicky Taylor, Assistant Director A&F (Day 1)

James Shearer, Research Design Service (Day 2)

Emma Goettke, Research Design Service (Day 2)

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 24 (Quoracy = 16)

Voting members present on Day 1: 21 (87.5%)

DAY 1

Stage 2 proposals

 

NIHR128477 Community health walks: Pragmatic evaluation of an asset-based approach to address health inequalities (Hanson)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Matt Egan, Allen Knight, Petra Meier

Declared a conflict and left the room: Andy Jones, Toby Prevost, Felix Greaves

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR128533 What is the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community water fluoridation in adults? (Pretty)

 

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Linda Bauld, Allen Knight, Emma McIntosh Declared a conflict and left the room: David French

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR127422 The Reflective Fostering Programme – improving the wellbeing of looked after children through psycho-education groups for foster carers: a randomised controlled trial (Midgley)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Falko Sniehotta, Suzanne Audrey, Charlotte Clark

Declared a conflict and left the room: Andy Jones

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR127799 Shared Training and Assessment of Well-being for Looked-After Children: Impacts on mental health and socio-emotional functioning (STrAWB) (Luke)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Graham Moore, Christopher Owen, Rona Campbell

Declared a conflict and left the room: Andrew Cook

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR128341 Do Safe and Well Visits delivered by the Fire and Rescue service reduce falls among high risk older people? (FIREFLI) (Cockayne)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Suzanne Audrey, Falko Sniehotta, Toby Prevost

 

Declared a conflict and left the room: Martin White

 

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR127651 Evaluating the effectiveness of the alcohol reduction smartphone app, Drink Less, for excessive drinkers in the UK: a randomised controlled trial (Garnett)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: David French, Allen Knight, Linda Bauld

Declared a conflict and left the room: Suzanne Audrey, Chris Bonell (absent), Rona Campbell, Matt Egan, Russ Jago, Petra Meier, Graham Moore, Falko Sniehotta, Martin White

Decision: Fund with changes

 

NIHR128148 An interactive digital behaviour change intervention (Wrapped) to decrease incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) amongst users of STI self-sampling websites: A randomised controlled feasibility trial (Newby)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Judith Green, Falko Sniehotta, Chris Bonell (absent)

Declared a conflict and left the room: David French

Decision: Fund with changes

Researcher-Led Stage 1 Proposals

 

NIHR128607 Voluntary agreements to improve diet and nutrition in the UK: Evidence Synthesis to inform how to improve these policy mechanisms (Knai)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Christopher Owen, David Green

Declared a conflict and left the room: Linda Bauld, Chris Bonell (absent), Matt Egan, Judith Green, Petra Meier, Amanda Sowden, Martin White

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR128874 Evaluation of the Universal Infant Free School Meals programme on health, educational, financial and process outcomes for students, their families and schools: a mixed methods evaluation of a natural experiment using the Born in Bradford study cohort and the National Pupil database (Petherick)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Graham Moore, Charlotte Clark

Declared a conflict and left the room: Peymane Adab, Matt Egan, Andy Jones, Falko Sniehotta, Amanda Sowden, Martin White

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR129063 Evaluating the sustainable processes, cost and impact of engaging young people in a peer-led dance group (TR14ers) in an area of very high economic deprivation; A controlled cohort study (Wyatt)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Rona Campbell, Russ Jago

Declared a conflict and left the room: None

Decision: Decline (waive the 12 month resubmission rule)

 

 

NIHR129113 Mental health and well-being interventions for care-experienced children and young people: Systematic review of intervention theories, process, effect and equity (Evans)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Amanda Sowden, Chris Bonell (absent)

Declared a conflict and left the room: Rona Campbell, Russ Jago, Graham Moore

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR129125 A feasibility study of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the MATILDA intervention to support older adults with intellectual disability to improve health, wellbeing and social networks. (Taggart)

 

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Russ Jago, Julie Fox-Rushby

Declared a conflict and left the room: Frank Kee

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR129182 The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Assets-based feeding help Before and After birth (ABA) for improving breastfeeding initiation and continuation (Jolly)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Amanda Sowden, Felix Greaves (absent)

Declared a conflict and left the room: Peymane Adab, Suzanne Audrey, Rona Campbell, Russ Jago, Graham Moore, Falko Sniehotta, Martin White

Decision: Shortlist

 

 

NIHR129064 A randomised feasibility study of a school-based emotional literacy programme (Zippy's Friends) for children with intellectual disabilities. (Kroese)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Falko Sniehotta, David French

Declared a conflict and left the room: None

Decision: Shortlist

Commissioned - Stage 1 Proposals x3 19/15 NETS3 Digital technologies (cross-programme call 18/173)

 

NIHR128841 Supporting the social connectedness of older people through video-mediated communication technology (Wherton)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Julia Fox-Rushby, David Green

Declared a conflict and left the room: None

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129145 Evaluating a social media based breastfeeding support group to improve breastfeeding rates among first-time mothers (Robinson-Smith)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Christopher Owen, Toby Prevost

Declared a conflict and left the room: None

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129146 Adopting and sustaining health enhancing physical activity in midlife: A cluster randomised controlled feasibility trial of Couch to 5K. (Plateau)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Judith Green, David French

Declared a conflict and left the room: Peymane Adab

Decision: Decline

Commissioned Stage 1 proposal x 6

18/138 suicide prevention in high risk groups

 

NIHR128942 An implementation and feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial of a peer-led problem solving scheme to reduce incidence of self-harm in male and female prisoners. (Perry)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Charlotte Clark, Toby Prevost

Declared a conflict and left the room: Martin White

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129144 Population Based Suicide Prevention in intersectional high risk groups: LGBT and Ethnic Minorities At Risk. (SP-LEMA) (Bhui)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Emma McIntosh, Matt Egan

Declared a conflict and left the room: Charlotte Clark

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129196 Adapted suicide safety plans to address suicidal ideation and suicide behaviours in autistic adults: an interventional single arm feasibility trial and external pilot randomised controlled trial (Rodgers)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Russ Jago, Petra Meier

Declared a conflict and left the room: Emma MacIntosh, Falko Sniehotta, Martin White

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR129297 Study to evaluate 'Step-by-Step', Samaritans' suicide postvention service for schools: A cohort and qualitative investigation. (Biddle)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Matt Egan, Chris Bonell (absent)

Declared a conflict and left the room: Suzanne Audrey, Rona Campbell, Russ Jago

 

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129319 Bereavement support after suicide: feasibility study of digital social prescribing (Galway)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Suzanne Audrey, Andy Jones

Declared a conflict and left the room: Frank Kee, Emma McIntosh

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129326 Which interventions are effective in reducing the rate of suicide and suicide attempts in nurses? A systematic review and evidence synthesis. (Oates)

 

Chair: Peymane Adab

DCMs: Amanda Sowden, Felix Greaves

Declared a conflict and left the room: Julia Fox-Rushby

Decision: Decline. Waive 1 year resubmission rule.

Commissioned Stage 1 proposal 18/149 contractual levers in local government x1

 

NIHR129251 A review and evaluation of different approaches taken by Local Authorities in utilising contractual levers in school meals provision to promote healthy eating behaviour and improved nutritional outcomes in primary school children (Stocks)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Julia Fox-Rushby, Andy Jones

Declared a conflict and left the room: David French, Petra Meier

Decision: Decline

 

 

Date

Wednesday 13 June 2019 (Day 2)

Venue

Danubius Hotel, London

Present members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Peymane Adab Dr Suzanne Audrey Professor Linda Bauld

Professor Rona Campbell

Dr Matt Egan

Professor Julia Fox-Rushby

Professor David French Mr David Green

Professor Judith Green

Professor Russ Jago

Professor Andy Jones

Professor Frank Kee

Mr Allen Knight Professor Emma McIntosh

Professor Petra Meier

Dr Graham Moore

Professor Christopher Owen

Professor Toby Prevost

Professor Falko Sniehotta

 

FC Deputy Chair

 

(absent from 11:45)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FC Chair

 

 

(absent from 13:00)

(absent from 12:30)

 

 

 

 

 

Co-opted committee

members

Dr James Woodcock, Programme Lead, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge (Day 2)

Professor Eugene Milne, Director of Public Health, Newcastle (Day 2)

Dr Karen Exley, Group Leader Air Quality and Public Health, Public Health England. (Day 2)

Secretariat

Dr Andrew Cook

Mrs Gemma House

Dr Claire Kidgell

Miss Andrea Ingram

Ms Bernie Newitt (Day 2)

Apologies

 

Professor Chris Bonell

Dr Charlotte Clark (Day 2)

Professor Paul Montgomery Professor Sarah Rodgers

Professor Amanda Sowden (Day 2)

Professor Martin White

Dr Felix Greaves

Observers

Michael Bowdery, PC standing observer

James Shearer, Research Design Service (Day 2)

Emma Goettke, Research Design Service (Day 2)

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 24 (Quoracy = 16)

Voting members present on Day 2: 18 (75%)

Day 2

Consideration and scoring of Commissioned Stage 1 proposals (x6)

18/147 – “air pollution: outdoor air quality and health”

 

 

NIHR128833 Evaluating the life-course health impact of a city-wide system approach to improve air quality in Bradford, UK: A quasi-experimental study with implementation and process evaluation. (McEachan)

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Petra Meier, Matt Egan

Declared a conflict and left the room: Peymane Adab, Amanda Sowden (absent), Martin White (absent)

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR128990 Pathways to air quality and health: investigating impacts of clean air and low emission zones in three natural experiments (PATH study) (Namdeo)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Judith Green, David Green, James Woodcock

Declared a conflict and left the room: Eugene Milne, Falko Sniehotta, Martin White (absent)

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129278 The Causal Effect of Air Pollution on Health Outcomes: Evidence from Natural Experiments in England (Giovanis)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Rona Campbell, Amanda Sowden (Absent)

Declared a conflict and left the room: None

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129353 An evaluation of the Coventry Local Air Quality Action Plan (CLAQAP) and long-term impacts upon cardio-respiratory health and health inequalities; a mixed-methods study. (Bartington)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Emma McIntosh, Linda Bauld, James Woodcock

Declared a conflict and left the room: Peymane Adab

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129400 Transport for Healthy Air Quality (TransportHAQ) (Loh)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Linda Bauld, David French

Declared a conflict and left the room: Emma McIntosh, Martin White (absent)

Decision: Shortlist

 

NIHR129406 The air quality health and economic benefits of a zero carbon UK. (Beevers)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Andy Jones, Felix Greaves, James Woodcock

Declared a conflict and left the room: Judith Green, Julia Fox-Rushby

Decision: Shortlist

Commissioned Stage 1 proposals (x3) 18/148 – air pollution: non-road traffic-related outdoor air pollution and health

 

NIHR129271 Interventions to reduce health impacts of exposure to outdoor air pollution from solid fuel (Fuller)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCM: Andy Jones, Felix Greaves, James Woodcock

Declared a conflict and left the room: Judith Green, Julia Fox-Rushby

Decision: Decline

 

NIHR129440 Assessing Mitigation Pathways to Realise Public Health Benefits of Air Pollutant Emission Reductions from Agriculture (AMPHoRA) (Reis)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Christopher Owen, Petra Meier, James Woodcock

Declared a conflict and left the room: Matt Egan, Judith Green

Decision: Shortlist

 

 

NIHR129449 AIM-HEALTH: Effectiveness of agricultural interventions to minimise the health impacts of air pollution (Vardoulakis)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Judith Green, Emma McIntosh, James Woodcock

Declared a conflict and left the room: None

Decision: Shortlist

 

Commissioned Stage 1 proposal 18/162 NETS3 Tobacco

 

NIHR129074 BabyBreathe Trial (A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to prevent return to smoking postpartum (Notley)

 

 

Chair: Frank Kee

DCMs: Russ Jago, Suzanne Audrey

Declared a conflict and left the room: Linda Bauld (absent), Andy Jones, Petra Meier (absent), Graham Moore (absent), Chris Owen, Toby Prevost

Decision: Shortlist

5.

Review and close

 

SUMMARY

  • 0 Stage 2 proposals were recommended for funding
  • 7 Stage 2 proposals were recommended for funding subject to certain conditions
  • 0 Stage 2 proposals were invited to re-submit
  • 13 Stage 1 proposals were shortlisted