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Programme Grants for Applied Research - Competition 31 Stage 1 minutes

Contents

Minutes of the Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding committee meeting to discuss applications to PGfAR Competition 31 Stage 1.

Date and location

Meeting held 17 January 2020 at ETC Venues, 6 Avonmouth St, London SE1 6NX

In attendance

Committee Members

Professor Jonathan Mant (Chair)
Professor Marian Knight
Professor Kate Jolly
Professor Tracy Roberts
Professor Willie Hamilton
Professor Simon Heller
Professor Richard Lilford
Professor Richard Martin
Professor Fliss Murtagh
Professor George Peat
Professor Chris Armitage (via Teleconference)
Dr Tom Sanders (via Teleconference)
Mr Colin Wilkinson (via Teleconference)
Mrs Debra Dulake (via Teleconference)

Programme Director

Professor Elaine Hay 

Secretariat

Mr Rajinder Flora (NIHR CCF)
Dr Michelle Edye (NIHR CCF)
Miss Saprina Harrison (NIHR CCF)
Miss Amrit Mann (NIHR CCF)

Observing

Professor Matthew Hickman (Professor in Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Bristol)
Professor Hemant Pandit (Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Leeds)
Dr Caroline Mulvaney (Research Advisor, NIHR Research Design Service, East Midlands)
Dr Anna Durrans (Research Programme Manager, Versus Arthritis UK)

Applications considered

NIHR201610: Addressing Child and Adolescent Musculoskeletal Pain: the CAM-Pain Programme
Conflicts: Professor George Peat, Professor Elaine Hay and Professor Richard Lilford
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Richard Lilford returned. Professor Elaine Hay and Professor George Peat remained outside the room.

NIHR201619: GRoup Alexander lessons for Chronic musculoskeletal pain in Everyday practice (GRACE)
Conflicts: Professor George Peat, Professor Willie Hamilton and Professor Elaine Hay
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor George Peat, Professor Willie Hamilton and Professor Elaine Hay returned.

Professor Chris Armitage left the meeting

NIHR201589: REcruiting to Clinical Research From Under-represenTed Minority Ethnic groups: RECRUiT-ME study
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

Mrs Debra Dulake left the meeting

NIHR201612: Development and evaluation of the Digital-My Arm Pain Programme (D-MAPP) for improving painful distal upper limb musculoskeletal disorders
Conflicts: Professor George Peat, Professor Elaine Hay, Professor Richard Lilford, Professor Hemant Pandit
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Elaine Hay, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Hemant Pandit returned. Professor George Peat remained outside the room.

NIHR201599: Personalised care for pain before knee replacement: ‘PREPARE’
Conflicts: Professor George Peat, Professor Richard Martin and Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Richard Martin and Professor Matthew Hickman returned. Professor George Peat remained outside the room.

NIHR201621: Tailored Pain Treatments for Knee Osteoarthritis Patients
Conflicts: Professor George Peat
Outcome: Rejected
Professor George Peat returned.

Dr Anna Durrans, Professor Tom Sanders and Mr Colin Wlikinson left the meeting.

NIHR201581: Using Islamic Religious Settings to prevent childhood obesity among South Asian children: development and evaluation of an evidence and theory-based intervention
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Fliss Murtagh, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Tracy Roberts
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Fliss Murtagh, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Tracy Roberts returned.

NIHR201582: Improving the prevention and management of dislocation after total hip replacement
Conflicts: Professor George Peat, Professor Richard Martin and Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected
Professor George Peat, Professor Richard Martin and Professor Matthew Hickman returned.

NIHR201584: Developing a multifaceted intervention to improve acute kidney injury aftercare and outcomes
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR201585: ‘Achieving closure?’ Improving outcomes when care homes close
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Tracy Roberts
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Tracy Roberts returned.

NIHR201586: Driving improvements in stroke care: a Community Data Lab for Stroke (CoDaLabS)
Conflicts: Professor Fliss Murtagh
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Fliss Murtagh returned.

NIHR201590: OPTimising IMplementation of Ischaemic Stroke Thrombectomy (OptImIST)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR201592: Care for hospitalised older people with severe frailty and multi-morbidity in the last year of life: can we do it better? The CARIS study (Care that is Attentive, Responsive, Intelligent and Supportive)
Conflicts: Professor Fliss Murtagh
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Fliss Murtagh returned.

NIHR201593: A clinically integrated intervention for addressing psychological distress and treatment adherence together, during the cancer care of Teenager and Young Adults.
Conflicts: Professor Hemant Pandit
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Hemant Pandit returned.

NIHR201594: RETRACE: Developing and evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a nurse led trauma informed intervention for the reduction of physical restraint and associated trauma of people with mental health problems in acute inpatient settings
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR201595: Transformation in primary and community mental health systems
Conflicts: Professor Richard Lilford
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Richard Lilford returned.

NIHR201596: Stewardship of AntiMicrobials Using Real-time Artificial Intelligence (SamurAI)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR201598: Can improved hand hygiene to reduce the transmission and consequences of infection in residential and nursing care for older people? An ethnographic approach to intervention development, implementation and cultural change.
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR201601: A more responsive GP: an innovative mixed method research programme to transform access to GP services.
Conflicts: Professor Marian Knight, Professor Willie Hamilton and Professor Jonathan Mant
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Marian Knight, Professor Willie Hamilton and Professor Jonathan Mant returned.

NIHR201602: Reducing sedentary behaviour in older people with frailty to improve outcomes
Conflicts: Professor Hemant Pandit
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Hemant Pandit returned.

NIHR201603: ENCOMPASS (MYELOMA) EvaluatioN of COMorbidity and suPportive therApy StrategieS in MYELOMA
Conflicts: Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Matthew Hickman returned.

NIHR201604: Optimising the care of women following childbirth related perineal trauma
Conflicts: Professor Marian Knight, Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Tracy Roberts
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Marian Knight, Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Tracy Roberts returned.

NIHR201605: PAMCO - Peri-operative Assessment and Management of patients on therapeutic COrticosteroids.
Conflicts: Professor Richard Martin and Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Richard Martin and Professor Matthew Hickman returned.

NIHR201606: CoPE-HC- Co-Production and Evaluation of a pathway for Homeless Cardiovascular disease: improving identification, prevention and management
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR201607: Improving the diagnosis and management of Urinary Tract Infection in older people in urgent care settings.
Conflicts: Professor Richard Lilford
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Richard Lilford returned.

NIHR201613: BrainPOWER – Brain Patient Outcomes With Enhanced Radiotherapy: Laying the foundations for a step change in radiotherapy to reduce side-effects in adult patients with primary brain tumours
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR201614: Improving outcomes for severe emotional, behavioural, and interpersonal (Borderline) problems in adolescent patients: a Randomised Controlled Trial of Dialectical Behavior Therapy with standardisation of parental involvement and improved measurement
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

Professor Matthew Hickman left the meeting.

NIHR201615: Very Important Outcomes following major Limb Amputation (VIOLA)
Conflicts: Professor George Peat and Professor Richard Martin
Outcome: Rejected
Professor George Peat returned. Professor Richard Martin remained outside the room.

NIHR201616: Developing evidence based optimal testing strategies to monitor long term conditions in primary care
Conflicts: Professor Willie Hamilton and Professor Richard Martin
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Willie Hamilton and Professor Richard Martin returned.

NIHR201617: Developing, evaluating and implementing a blended cognitive behavioural and exercise treatment for fatigue in multiple sclerosis (MS) tReatmEnt For fatigUe in multiplE scLerosis (REFUEL-MS)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR201618: Supporting Physical and Activity through Co-production in people with Severe Mental Illness (SPACES)
Conflicts: Professor Simon Heller
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Simon Heller returned.

NIHR201620: Integrating genetic testing into the prostate cancer pathway to more precisely guide care, treatment and accelerate clinical trials
Conflicts: Professor Richard Martin
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Richard Martin returned.

NIHR201622: Optimising evidence from prognosis research; the case of Heart Failure
Conflicts: Professor Marian Knight and Professor Jonathan Mant
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Marian Knight and Professor Jonathan Mant returned.

Outcomes table

Funding Committees score applications on a range of 1-10. This table displays the number of applications awarded each score in the committee meeting for PGfAR Competition 31 Stage 1. No ranking within columns should be inferred. PGfAR will fund applications that score in the range of 6-10, although a score of 6-10 does not guarantee funding. In exceptional circumstances and with approval from the Programme Director, applications may be invited/funded that fall below the fundable range (scoring 1-5).

ScoreRangeNumber of applications
9.1-10 Fundable  0
8.1-9 Fundable  0
7.1-8 Fundable  2
6.1-7 Fundable  9
5.1-6 Fundable  2
4.1-5 Rejected  2
3.1-4 Rejected  10
2.1-3 Rejected  7
1.1-2 Rejected  1
0.1-1 Rejected  0