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Research for Patient Benefit Programme - Competition 38 Stage 2 and Competition 39 Stage 1 Minutes - South West

 

Contents

Date and location:

Thursday 26 September 2019 at The Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA

In attendance:

Mrs Siobhan Creanor (Chair)
Professor David Abbott
Dr Rebecca Abbott
Dr Rebecca Barnes
Dr Matthew Booker
Associate Professor Edward Carlton
Mrs Lisa Dolley
Dr Sean Ewings
Professor Jenny Freeman
Professor William Henley
Dr Elsa Marques
Dr Susie Pearce
Professor Jane Powell
Dr Isabel Reading
Mr Philip Ruthen
Ms Rosemary Whitehurst
Dr Vikki Wylde


Mr Simon Goodwin (NIHR CCF)
Miss Charlie Delilkan (NIHR CCF)
Mr Ben Morgan (NIHR CCF)
Miss Emma Thompson (NIHR CCF)
Dr Andrew Bateman (Observer – NIHR RDS East of England)
Dr Raquel Nunes (Observer – NIHR RDS West Midlands )

 Apologies were received from Dr Natalie Blencowe and Professor Robert Hinchliffe

 

Competition 38 Stage 2 applications considered

NIHR200750: A randomised controlled trial to investigate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for depressed non-responders to Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) high-intensity therapies

Conflicts: Dr Rebecca Abbott, Mr Philip Ruthen and Professor William Henley left the room

Outcome: Conditional support

NIHR200736: The South Asian Communities Enhanced Dementia pathway (SACED) - refining a package of intervention

Conflicts: Professor Jane Powell and Associate Professor Edward Carlton left the room.

Outcome: Conditional support

NIHR200763: Person centred risk communications - what works best for people with epilepsy and their clinicians (a qualitative study)

Conflicts: Professor Siobhan Creanor and Professor William Henley left the room, Professor Jane Powell assumed the Chair.

Outcome: Conditional support

 

Competition 39 Stage 1 applications considered

NIHR201083: Developing clinical calculators to improve diagnosis of genetic types of diabetes

Conflicts: Professor William Henley remained out of the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201055: Technology-Improved Care Coordination for people with TerminAl Conditions (TICC-TAC): a mixed method, multi-level case study of the routinisation, scale-up, spread and sustainability of technology-supported advanced care planning

Conflicts: Mr Philip Ruthen left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201107: Neurodevelopment and behaviour of 4-year old children who underwent cardiac surgery in infancy – improving clinical follow-up and developmental outcomes

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201080: Early Laser for Burn Scars (ELABS) - A prospective randomised, controlled trial (RCT) to study the effectiveness of the treatment of hypertrophic burn scars with Pulsed Dye Laser (PDL) and standard care compared to standard care alone

Conflicts: Dr Elsa Marques left the room

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201166: The clinical and cost effectiveness of intra-operative Laser Speckle Imaging of tissue blood flow to avoid post-operative complications following breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer: A feasibility study.

Conflicts: Professor William Henley left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201112: PAnTher: Procalcitonin-guided Antibiotics Therapy for febrile neutropenia in children and young people with cancer.A UK multi-centre feasibility randomised control trial

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201071: Improving nutrition in frail older people: Development, feasibility and acceptability of a behaviour change nutritional intervention for older people with frailty in primary care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201072: A Community and Hospital cAre Bundle to improve the medical treatment of cLaudIcation and critical limb iSchaemia. The CHABLIS study

Conflicts: None.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201098: The Top Down Feasibility Study - comparing the timing of supplemental feeds (when medically indicated) on rates of establishing breastfeeding, maternal mental wellbeing and infant weight gain

Conflicts: Dr Elsa Marques left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201063: Role of fractional flow reserve in coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201106: UPTIME – a feasibility study to assess a structured exercise intervention versus standard care in older patients undergoing emergency laparotomy surgery

Conflicts: Professor Jane Powell and Associate Professor Edward Carlton left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201163: High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and Glaucoma Management: A Feasibility Study

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201058: Understanding ethnic inequities in pathways to mental health services: A meta-ethnography of perceptions and experiences of people from ethnic minority groups

Conflicts: Dr Matthew Booker, Dr Elsa Marques and Dr Rebecca Barnes left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201125: Development of a novel family focused intervention to promote physical activity among young people with cystic fibrosis and their families

Conflicts: Professor William Henley and Dr Rebecca Abbott left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201129: Exploring perceptions and experiences of malnutrition, physical inactivity and frailty in middle-aged and older people and staff, to inform clinical practice and research

Conflicts: Dr Rebecca Abbott remained out of the room. Dr Elsa Marques and Professor Jenny Freeman left the room

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201109: The treatment of upper urinary tract obstruction in patients with advanced malignancy (TARTAN): can we analyse existing data to produce guidelines for care?

Conflicts: Dr Rebecca Barnes, Dr Elsa Marques and Associate Professor Edward Carlton left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201149: Developing and Evaluating Interventions to Benefit Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, their Families and the NHS

Conflicts: Dr Matthew Booker and Professor David Abbott left the room. Dr Rebecca Barnes and Dr Elsa Marques remained out of the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201061 Validation of a Carer Reported Screening Tool for Sleep Difficulties in Adults with Intellectual Disability

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201034: EXPECT: EXploring Participation and Engagement in Clinical Trials by People with CF

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

 

Outcomes table for C38 Stage 2 and C39 Stage 1

This table displays the mean score for each application that was assessed in the regional assessment committee meeting, and excludes applications that were rejected during the scrutiny and triage processes. Applications are listed according to mean score and outcome. The RfPB 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/funded which fall below the fundable range.

 

  Fundable range Rejected range
Score 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Stage 2                    
                     

 

  Fundable range Rejected range
Score 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Stage 1