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Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) - Minutes of the PGfAR Competition 32 Stage 1

 

Contents

Meeting

PGfAR Competition 32 Stage 1

12 May 2020 and 13 May 2020 via online video meeting

 

Present Members

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) 

Observing 

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)

 

PGfAR applications to be considered 

  Day 1 - 12 May 2020

  1. 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

  2. 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

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

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

  11. 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

  12. 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

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

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

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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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  

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

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

  23. 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

This table displays the average score for each application that was assessed in the Stage 1 committee meeting, and excludes any applications which were rejected during the scrutiny process. The PGfAR fundable range is 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 which fall below the fundable range.

  Fundable range Below fundable range
Score 9.1 - 10 8.1 - 9 7.1- 8 6.1 - 7 5.1 - 6 4.1 - 5 3.1 - 4 2.1 - 3 1.1 - 2 0.1 - 1
Stage 1