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PHR Funding Committee Meeting - Public Minutes October 2021

Contents

Meeting

Public Health Research Programme - Funding Committee Meeting

Date

12 and 13 October 2021

Place

Virtual meeting

Present

  • Professor Peymane Adab, Chair (Does not vote)
  • Dr Lorna Aucott
  • Professor Janis Baird
  • Dr Derrick Bennett (Day 1 only)
  • Dr Rachel Clark
  • Dr Frank de Vocht
  • Professor Matt Egan
  • Dr Vanessa Er
  • Dr Karen Exley
  • Professor Brian Ferguson, PHR Director (does not vote)
  • Professor Julia Fox-Rushby
  • Professor Judith Green
  • Dr Ruth Hunter
  • Professor Russ Jago, Deputy Chair
  • Professor Vittal Katikireddi
  • Ms Emma Kinloch
  • Professor James Lewsey
  • Professor Emma McIntosh
  • Ms Tess McManus
  • Professor Graham Moore
  • Professor Sarah Rodgers
  • Professor Falko Sniehotta

Co-opted

  • Dr Abbygail Jaccard
  • Dr Kay Nolan (PC member day 2 session 6 only)

Secretariat

  • Mrs Kerstin Goodall
  • Mrs Louise Higgs
  • Mrs Gemma House
  • Miss Andrea Ingram
  • Dr Claire Kidgell
  • Ms Bernie Newitt
  • Dr Helen Walters

Apologies 

  • Professor Petra Meier
  • Professor Paul Montgomery
  • Madeleine Power

Observers/In attendance 

  • Dr Rebecca Barnes (RDS) (day 2 only)
  • Prof Sarah Griffin (new member)
  • Dr Abbygail Jaccard
  • Dr Judi Kidger (new member) (Voted Day2 Session 6)
  • Dr Suzanne Freeman (new trainee member)
  • Dr Sally McManus (Day 2 Session 6 only)
  • Prof Gerry Richardson PHRADA RDS (Police call only)
  • Dr Jane Wolstenholme (RDS)

Day 1: Session 1

20/119 Public health interventions led by or involving the police - Stage 2 proposals

NIHR134055 Moore
The Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of a Clinical Violence Prevention Team Based in the Emergency Department
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Frank DeVocht, Brian Ferguson, Vittal Katikireddi, Judi Kidger, Graham Moore, Sarah Rodgers
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR134073 Stevens
Police diversion and drugs (PDD): collaborative evaluation of the effects and cost-effectiveness of police diversion of people who use drugs
Chair: Russ Jago
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Frank DeVocht, Brian Ferguson, Paul Montgomery
Decision: Decline

Session 2

NIHR133118 Harris
Safe inhalation pipe provision (SIPP): A mixed method evaluation of an intervention to reduce health harms and enhance service engagement among people who use crack cocaine in England 
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Matt Egan, Vanessa Er
Decision: Fund with changes

20/136 Reseacher-led March 2021 - Stage 2 proposal

NIHR134281 Lewsey
PHaCT Trial: Preventing Homelessness, improving health for prison leavers: a pilot randomised controlled trial of a Critical Time intervention
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Jim Lewsey, Vanessa Er, Suzanne Freeman, Russ Jago, Vittal Katikireddi, Emma McIntosh, Graham Moore, Sarah Rodgers
Decision: Fund with changes

21/55 Fast Track - Stage 2 proposal

NIHR135020 Aldred
The Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in London: a mixed-methods study of benefits, harms, and experiences
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Matt Egan, Vaness Er
Decision: Fund with Changes

20/120 Food taxes and subsidies – Stage 2 proposal

NIHR133927 Breeze
Health Economic Analysis incorporating effects on Labour outcomes, Households, Environment and Inequalities (HEALTHEI) for food taxes
Chair: Russ Jago
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Frank DeVocht, Matt Egan, Vanessa Er, Falko Sniehotta, Abbygail Jaccard
Decision: Fund with changes

Session 3

20/120 Food taxes and subsidies – Stage 2 proposals (Continued)

NIHR133887 Scarborough
COPPER: CO-designing for healthy People and Planet: food Economic policy Research
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Janis Baird, Derrick Bennett, Frank DeVocht, Matt Egan, Vanessa Er
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR133974 Sassi
Fiscal INCentives for Health improvement: repurposing consumption taxes on food (FINCH)
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Vittal Katikireddi, Abbygail Jaccard
Decision: Fund with changes

NIHR134064 O'Flaherty
Co-producing fiscal policy options across the food system in order to improve health and reduce inequalities : The IMPACT fiscal studies.
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Sarah Rodgers, Abbygail Jaccard
Decision: Decline

Session 4

21/41 Researcher-Led - Stage 1 Proposals

NIHR135081 Bryant
Evaluation of a sustainable obesity prevention programme delivered at scale ‘HENRY’: Effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and its role in obesity prevention within the wider complex system
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Brian Ferguson, Russ Jago
Decision: Shortlist

NIHR135130 French
Interventions to increase vaccine uptake: Systematic review and component network metaanalysis to identify the most effective strategies
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Frank DeVocht, Vanessa Er, Russ Jago, Judi Kidger
Decision: Shortlist

NIHR135305 Bartington
Assessing Environmental Health Impacts of Emissions Control and Traffic Management Interventions in Oxford City (OxAria3)
Chair: Graham Moore
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Peymane Adab
Decision: Decline

NIHR135310 Holmes
Evaluating and responding to the impact of no and low-alcohol drinks as a complex intervention in a complex system: A multi-method study
Chair: Russ Jago
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Frank DeVocht, Matt Egan, Vittal Katikireddii, Jim Lewsey, Emma McIntosh
Decision: Shortlist

NIHR135348 Langley
Tackling Illicit Tobacco (TILT): Evaluation of multi-agency approaches across England
Chair: Russ Jago
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Frank DeVocht, Matt Egan, Falko Sniehotta, Abbygail Jaccard
Decision: Decline

Day 2 – Session 5

21/38 Which interventions are effective and cost-effective in impacting gambling-related harm - Stage 1 proposals 

NIHR135219 Wardle
Identifying evidence based approaches to assess wider economic outcomes of gambling harm prevention
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Vittal Katikireddi, Emma Kinloch, Jim Lewsey, Emma McIntosh
Decision:  Decline 

NIHR135228 Cunningham 
Small area population study to determine the impact of educational intervention materials, and a linked website, on the experience of mental health distress and the promotion of help seeking for risky gambling
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: none declared
Decision:  Decline

NIHR135329 Shure 
The potential impact of interventions to reduce high street gambling on health and social outcomes: individual, family, and neighbourhood effects
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: none declared
Decision: Decline 

21/40 Alcohol interventions in secondary and further education for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities -Stage 1 proposal

NIHR135280 Gutman
Feasibility and Pilot Study of the Talk about Alcohol Intervention for Secondary Students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (TAA-SEND)
Chair: Russ Jago 
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: none declared
Decision: Decline

21/42 continuing priority topics of interest (round 7) -Stage 1 proposal

NIHR135303 Fenton
A feasibility trial of evidence-based strategies to improve mental resilience and reduce the risk of self-harming behaviours from child and adolescent interactions with social media: The Shield Project
Chair: Russ Jago
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Brian Ferguson
Decision: Decline

21/48 dementia research call (cross-programme) – Stage 1 proposal

NIHR135308 Iveson
A life-course approach to dementia risk and resilience: Realising the potential of a population cohort
Chair: Russ Jago
Conflicts: none declared
Decision: Decline

Session 6

Sub-committee including; Peymane Adab (chair), Judi Kidger, Judith Green, Russ Jago, Ruth Hunter, Jim Lewsey, Emma Kinloch and Tess McManus, Professor Sally McManus, Dr Kay Nolan (PC).

21/36 ADA: mental health and wellbeing among women - Stage 2 proposals

NIHR134823 Armitt
Application Development Award – Mental health and well-being among young Traveller women aged 12-24
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision:  Decline

NIHR135074 Solmi
Mental health and wellbeing among young women aged 12-24: Investigating sexual violence and harassment as risk factors for depression, self-harm and eating disorders to inform whole-school interventions.
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Sally McManus
Decision: Decline

NIHR135162 Edbrooke-Childs
Application Development Award – Mental health and wellbeing among young women aged 12-24: Personalised public mental health
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Sally McManus
Decision: Fund With Changes

NIHR135167 Sands
Application Development Award – Mental health and wellbeing among young women: Mapping current green social support, network building, and developing PPI structures to underpin an evaluative study among pregnant young women.
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision:  Fund

Session 7

21/36 ADA: mental health and wellbeing among women - Stage 2 proposals (Continued)

NIHR135195 Toro
A systematic review of preventative workplace mental health interventions: Which interventions work for young women?
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision:  Decline

NIHR135216 Rees-Roberts
Exploring Mental Health and Wellbeing Needs of Young Migrant Women.
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision: Fund

NIHR135295 Demkowicz 
A co-produced qualitative exploration of young women’s perspectives on psychological distress in their population and priority actions for responding.
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision:  FWC

NIHR135316 Michelson
“Hopeful” interventions to reduce mental ill-health and improve social outcomes for young women who are not in education, employment or training (NEET): Stakeholder engagement and co-design in disadvantaged coastal communities
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision: Fund

NIHR135317 Abel 
Application Development Award – Mental health and wellbeing among young women aged 12-24: using primary and secondary care data to reveal the differing mental health trajectories of young women contacting services over time.
Chair: Peymane Adab
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Judi Kidger, Sally McManus
Decision:  Decline

Session 8

Sub-committee including; Peymane Adab (chair), Judith Green, Russ Jago, Ruth Hunter, Jim Lewsey, Emma Kinloch and Tess McManus, Dr Kay Nolan (PC)

21/37 ADA: core outcome data sets for population health research - Stage 2 Proposals

NIHR135211 Retzer
Application Development Award – Methodology generation for core outcome data sets in population health research
Chair: Russ Jago
Declared a conflict and left the meeting: Peymane Adab
Decision: Fund

NIHR135323 Verma
Application Development Award – Core outcome data sets in population health research: a scoping study
Chair: Peymane Adab
Conflicts: none declared
Decision:  Decline