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Programme Development Grants - Mental Health Call 2021 Minutes


Published: 03 December 2021

Version: 1.0 - November 2021

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Minutes of the Programme Development Grants committee meeting to discuss applications to the Mental Health Call.

Date and location

1 September 2021 via online video meeting

In attendance


Professor Jonathan Mant
Professor Kate Jolly (Deputy Chair)
Professor Richard Watt
Professor Simon Heller
Mrs Angela Ruddock
Mrs Ngawai Moss

Programme Director

Professor Elaine Hay (Chair)

NIHR CCF Secretariat

Mr Raj Flora (NIHR CCF)
Ms Lauren Back (NIHR CCF)
Ms Jessica Goddard (NIHR CCF)
Mr David Baghurst (NIHR CCF)
Mrs Jeanette Barry (NIHR CCF)

Applications considered

NIHR203665: Evaluating remote delivery of Cognitive Remediation for people severe mental health conditions
Lead Applicant: Dr Matteo Cella
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Conditional Support

NIHR203669: Early Psychosis Informatics into Care [EPICare]
Lead Applicant: Professor Rachel Upthegrove
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly
Outcome: Conditional Support

NIHR203683: MEDIcation optimisATion in severE mental illness (MEDIATE)
Lead Applicant: Dr Ian Maidment
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly
Outcome: Conditional Support

NIHR203686: Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing in Underserved Urban Communities
Lead Applicant: Dr Rose-Marie Satherley
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR203687: Personality Assessment and Intervention Feasibility Programme
Lead Applicant: Professor Peter Tyrer
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR203688: Developing an inclusive approach to multidimensional assessment of mental health symptoms in people in UK primary care
Lead Applicant: Dr Adam Geraghty
Conflicts: Professor Elaine Hay
Outcome: Conditional Support

NIHR203689: The impact of physical health status on the development of mental ill-health - towards an understanding of new therapeutic strategies
Lead Applicant: Dr Kieran Breen
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR203690: Difficult conversations with pregnant women with mental health conditions and/or learning difficulties: a qualitative, co-design project with staff and service users to identify areas for improving communication in Fetal Medicine.
Lead Applicant: Dr Elena Greco
Conflicts: Mrs Ngawai Moss
Outcome: Rejected