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Programme Grants for Applied Research - Competition 32 Stage 1 minutes

Contents

Minutes of the Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding committee meeting to discuss applications to PGfAR Competition 32 Stage 1.

Date and location

Meeting held 12 May 2020 and 13 May 2020 via online video meeting.

In attendance

Committee

Professor Marian Knight (Chair)
Professor Tracy Roberts (Supporting Chair)
Professor Kate Jolly (Supporting Chair)
Professor Jonathan Mant (Supporting Chair)
Professor Cindy Cooper
Professor Belinda Lennox
Professor Martin Orrell
Professor Hemant Pandit
Dr Miriam Santer
Professor Richard Watt
Professor Bhaskar Dasgupta (Versus Arthritis)
Mr Colin Wilkinson (Versus Arthritis)

Programme Director 

Professor Elaine Hay

Secretariat

Mr Rajinder Flora (NIHR CCF)
Dr Katie Cook (NIHR CCF)
Dr Michelle Edye (NIHR CCF)
Miss Amrit Mann (NIHR CCF)
Miss Fardawza Ahmed (NIHR CCF) 

Observers

Dr Anna Durrans (Research Programme Manager, Versus Arthritis UK)
Ms Kamini Shah (Head of Research Funding, Diabetes UK)
Dr Elizabeth Robertson (Director of Research, Diabetes UK)

Applications considered 

Day 1 - 12 May 2020

NIHR202030: Transforming outpatient consultations by integrating regular symptom tracking into clinical care
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

Professor Bhaskar Dasgupta, Mr Colin Wilkinson and Dr Anna Durrans left the meeting

NIHR202021: Develop and Evaluate A Multifactorial Intervention to Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Current or Previous Diabetic Foot Ulcers (MiFoot)
Conflicts: Professor Cindy Cooper and Professor Jonathan Mant
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

Professor Cindy Cooper and Professor Jonathan Mant returned

NIHR202034: Diabetes patients treAted with benZdiaZepines: interaction with insuLin secretion and impact on diabEtes complications (DAZZLE)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202036: Tackling the increased lifetime risk for vascular complications associated with adolescence in people with type 1 diabetes
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

Ms Kamini Shah and Dr Elizabeth Robertson left the meeting

NIHR202014: IMMPROVE: Identifying, preventing and Managing Multimorbidity in People with inflammatory Rheumatological cOnditions in primary care serVicEs
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Tracy Roberts, Professor Elaine Hay and Dr Miriam Santer
Outcome: Rejected

Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Tracy Roberts and Professor Elaine Hay returned
Dr Miriam Santer remained outside the meeting

NIHR202015: PACE-HIV (PAin intervention using Co-produced sElf-management for people living with HIV)
Conflicts: Professor Jonathan Mant, Professor Martin Orrell and Dr Miriam Santer
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

Professor Jonathan Mant, Professor Martin Orrell and Dr Miriam Santer returned

NIHR202016: Physical Activity in Rare Neurological Conditions Collaboration
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR202017: Choices for voices: development and evaluation of a transdiagnostic psychological intervention for distressing voices
Conflicts:  Professor Belinda Lennox
Outcome: Rejected

Professor Belinda Lennox remained outside the meeting

NIHR202018: INFRASTRUCTURE 21: Towards a fit-for-purpose digital infrastructure to support 21st-century healthcare in the context of the COVID pandemic and beyond
Conflicts: Professor Marian Knight and Professor Belinda Lennox
Outcome: Rejected  

Professor Marian Knight and Professor Belinda Lennox returned

NIHR202019: Improving the health of migrant mothers and babies in inner city London – the ‘Stork’ care coordination program of work
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202020: Personalised Exercise-Rehabilitation FOR people with Multiple long-term conditions (multimorbidity)-The PERFORM trial
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly and Professor Tracy Roberts
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

Professor Kate Jolly and Professor Tracy Roberts returned

NIHR202022: Determining the acceptability and cost effectiveness of different risk thresholds for postpartum thromboprophylaxis in the UK
Conflicts: Professor Marian Knight
Outcome: Rejected

Professor Marian Knight returned

Day 2 - 13 May 2020

NIHR202023: Clinical implementation of fully adaptive radiotherapy
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202024: Using real world data and rapid learning to drive improvements in lung cancer survival
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR202025: “The SPECIAL study” – SPecial Educational needs provision to Improve Child heALth
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR202027: Development and Evaluation of Spirometry and FeNO-guided asthma management in children aged 5 to 16 years in primary care (DESTINY Trial).
Conflicts: Professor Belinda Lennox
Outcome: Rejected  

Professor Belinda Lennox returned

NIHR202037: Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a digital social intervention for people with troublesome asthma promoted by primary care clinicians
Conflicts: Professor Martin Orrell and Professor Jonathan Mant
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

Professor Martin Orrell and Professor Jonathan Mant returned
Professor Richard Watt left the meeting

NIHR202028: The development, validation and assessment of clinical- and cost-effectiveness of "I-CARED" (Intensive CARE Delirium assessment instrument)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2 

NIHR202029: A mixed methods approach to type 2 diabetes prevention in primary schools and families: a schooling in prevention
Conflicts: Professor Jonathan Mant
Outcome: Rejected 

Professor Jonathan Mant returned

NIHR202031: Group consultation Roll-out for best Outcomes, UPlifting patient/staff WELL-being & Lifestyle (GROUP WELL)- Scoping, Scaling and Strengthening Group Consultations for the NHS
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202032: Optimising live data feedback for GPs aimed to improve compliance with clinical guidelines
Conflicts: Professor Belinda Lennox and Professor Marian Knight
Outcome: Rejected

Professor Belinda Lennox and Professor Marian Knight returned

NIHR202033: Supporting parents with infant sleep and their mental health: an RCT with embedded economic evaluation of a new intervention
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202035: Personalising primary treatment to improve outcomes for patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly and Professor Tracy Roberts
Outcome: Rejected 

Professor Kate Jolly and Professor Tracy Roberts 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 32 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  4
6.1-7 Fundable  2
5.1-6 Fundable  3
4.1-5 Rejected  3
3.1-4 Rejected  5
2.1-3 Rejected  4
1.1-2 Rejected  2
0.1-1 Rejected  0