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Programme Development Grants - Competition 28 minutes


11 January 2021


1.0 - January 2021


Minutes of the Programme Development Grants (PDG) sub-committee meeting to discuss applications to Competition 28.

Date and location

Meeting held 16 November 2020 via online video meeting.

In attendance

Committee members 

Professor Kate Jolly (Chair)
Professor Marian Knight (Supporting Chair)
Professor Peter Bower
Professor Cindy Cooper
Professor Simon Heller
Ms Anica Alverez Nisho
Mrs Angela Ruddock
Dr Miriam Santer

Programme Director

Professor Elaine Hay 


Mr Raj Flora (NIHR CCF)
Dr Katie Cook (NIHR CCF)
Mr Tom Hutchinson (NIHR CCF)
Ms Fiona Giles (NIHR CCF) 
Ms Lauren Back (NIHR CCF)
Ms Saprina Harrison (NIHR CCF)
Ms Batool Khan (NIHR CCF)


Dr Alex Scott

Applications considered

NIHR202614: Co-production and testing of an online resource to support the diagnosis and self-management of migraine
Lead Applicant: Professor Martin Underwood
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Conditional fund

NIHR202618: Support and treatment after joint replacement (STAR): translation into practice, long-term follow up and future steps
Lead Applicant: Professor Rachael Gooberman-Hill
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Conditional Fund

NIHR202608: BRIGHTLIGHT research to practice: Informing teenage and young adult cancer care services to maximise outcomes (RELAY_ME)
Lead Applicant: Dr Rachel Taylor
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202612: Hospital Care for People withCOGnitive Impairment (HOPE-COG)
Lead Applicant: Professor George Christopher Fox
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202619: Development and feasibility testing of a digital platform to assist with early ASD diagnosis and post-diagnostic surveillance
Lead Applicant: Professor Emily Simonoff
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202616: ENRICH into practice: informing the successful introduction of peer workers into mental health services (ENRICHMENT)
Lead Applicant: Professor Steve Gillard
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Conditional Fund

NIHR202607: Communication Partner Training for people with aphasia and their family members: identification of intervention components, expected outcomes and associated outcome measures
Lead Applicant: Dr Rebecca Palmer
Conflicts: Professor Cindy Cooper, Professor Simon Heller and Dr Alex Scott
Outcome: Conditional Fund

NIHR202609: Developing Enhanced Assessment and Management of older people (DrEAM)
Lead Applicant: Professor Victoria Goodwin
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202610: Models of social care provision and prison: Preparatory work for a mixed methods study
Lead Applicant: Dr Andrew Shepherd
Conflicts: Professor Peter Bower
Outcome: Conditional Fund

NIHR202611: Developing the SUPPORT Programme to improve outcomes for patients and informal carers living with multi-morbidity, by enabling person-centred care
Lead Applicant: Professor Morag Farquhar
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202615: SIFPrep: Preparing for the development and evaluation of supervised injecting facilities (SIFs)
Lead Applicant: Professor Alex Stevens
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202617: Community PHArmacy Based Research In Colorectal (PHABRIC) cancer awareness and screening
Lead Applicant: Dr Christian Von Wagner
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

NIHR202620: A Surgical Site Infection Risk Prediction Tool to Enable Targeted Infection Prevention Strategies in Adult Cardiac Surgery
Lead Applicant: Professor Gavin Murphy
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Conditional Fund

NIHR202621: Mind-body intervention to improve mental wellbeing of secondary schools pupils
Lead Applicant: Dr Anju Keetharuth
Conflicts: Professor Cindy Cooper and Professor Kate Jolly
Outcome: Reject