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

 

Contents

Date and location:

held on Thursday 19 September 2019 at Warwick Conferences & Events, Radcliffe House, Warwick University, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7SH

In attendance:

Dr Judith Cohen (Acting Chair)
Professor Prithwish Banerjee
Professor Matthew Brookes
Ms Lynne Carney
Professor Nachiappan Chockalingam
Mr Keith Elder
Professor Barbara Fawcett
Professor David Fitzmaurice
Dr Steven Marwaha
Dr Katie Morris
Dr Sara Muller
Dr Katie Newby
Dr Reuben Ogollah
Professor Thomas Pinkney
Professor Gerry Richardson
Ms Louise Rowan
Dr David Terry
Professor Andy Turner
Ms Helen Weatherly


Mrs Nishita Nair (NIHR CCF)
Miss Charlie Delilkan (NIHR CCF)
Mr Bryan Dar (NIHR CCF)
Dr Jennie Hejdenberg (NIHR CCF)
Dr Stuart Haylock (NIHR CCF)
Professor Jorg Huber (Observer – NIHR RDS South East)
Dr Rebecca Kandiyali (Observer – NIHR RDS South West)
Dr Hazel Morbey (Observer – NIHR RDS North West)

Apologies were received from Professor Nadine Foster, Professor Sue Read, Dr Abd Tahrani and Dr Jane Warwick.

 

Competition 38 Stage 2 applications considered

NIHR200776: A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a prehabilitation intervention in frail older people undergoing total hip or knee replacement

Conflicts: Dr Rebecca Kandiyali left the room. Dr Gerry Richardson assumed the chair.

Final outcome: Reject

NIHR200778: The experiences and perceptions of older people, their carers and their general practice teams in using a ‘telephone first’ approach for access to appointments: a qualitative study

Conflicts: Professor David Fitzmaurice and Dr Steven Marwaha left the room.

Final outcome: Conditional support

NIHR200772: Weight changes, cardio-metabolic risks and mortality in patients with hyperthyroidism; all-cohort natural history and comparison of treatment effects in a CPRD-HES linked study

Conflicts: Professor Thomas Pinkney and Dr Katie Morris left the room.

Final outcome: Conditional support

NIHR200749: Adapting a domestic abuse identification and referral intervention for use in an English health visiting service: a mixed-method feasibility study

Conflicts: Dr Katie Morris remained out of the room.

Final outcome: Reject

 

Competition 39 Stage 1 applications considered

NIHR201150: A randomised controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness of pectoralis-intercostal-rectus sheath plane block in reducing chronic post-sternotomy pain after cardiac surgery: a pilot study to evaluate feasibility of a substantive trial nerve blOck in caRdIac surGery chronic paIN (ORIGIN-Pilot trial)

Conflicts: Professor Thomas Pinkney left the room

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201039: Atosiban versus placebo in the treatment of late threatened preterm birth. APOSTEL VIII study

Conflicts: Dr Reuben Ogollah left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201069: A pilot randomised controlled trial of standard tibial nail versus Antibiotic Coated Tibial Nail for open fractures of the tibia

Conflicts: Professor David Fitzmaurice left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201054: Assessing the long-term disability of spinal disease in multiple myeloma and determining key parameters that would enable an intervention trial to prevent spinal deformity: The Myeloma Spine feasibility study (M-Spine)

Conflicts: Professor Nachiappan Chockalingam left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201049: Evaluation of periodontal status in patients attending the NHS Health Checks

Conflicts: Professor Thomas Pinkney left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201067: Impulsive Compulsive Behaviours and Parkinson's. Identification and Evaluation of Prognostic Factors

Conflicts: Dr Sara Muller left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201050: Development and randomised controlled feasibility trial of an online psychoeducation and peer support platform for people with chronic physical health problems and subthreshold depression

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201133: Traumatic Brain Injury in Older adults (TBI-O): a mixed-methods study of the lived experiences and ongoing needs of older TBI-survivors discharged from in-patient care, to inform the development of integrated care

Conflicts: Dr Steven Marwaha, Dr Sara Muller and Dr Reuben Ogollah left the room.

Outcome: Reject 

NIHR201045: Enhanced Referral to Twelve Step Groups in Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services: a feasibility study for an RCT of clinical effectiveness

Conflicts: Professor Thomas Pinkney left the room. Dr Steven Marwaha remained out of the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201138: The acceptability and experiences of general practice patients advised to increase physical activity through participation in local 5km parkruns: a longitudinal mixed-methods study

Conflicts: Professor Prithwish Banerjee left the room. Dr Steven Marwaha remained out of the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201057: Improving the pathway to care for patients with inflammatory arthritis: understanding the potential role of pharmacy staff

Conflicts: Professor David Fitzmaurice, Dr Sara Muller and Dr Reuben Ogollah left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201167: Reinforcement of Closure of Stoma Site- 5 to 8 year extended follow-up

Conflicts: Professor Thomas Pinkney and Dr Katie Morris left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201108: Self-Harm in Eating Disorders: A Mixed-Methods Exploratory Study (SHINE Study)

Conflicts: Dr Steven Marwaha left the room.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR201140: A retrospective population based cohort study exploring the treatment and recovery trajectory for low back pain in England using electronic primary and secondary care records

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201025: Development and testing of a training programme to support clinicians with patients of South Asian origin attending early inflammatory arthritis clinics

Conflicts: Professor Prithwish Banerjee left the room.

Outcome: Reject

NIHR201081: Clinical pharmacy intervention as part of the specialist primary healthcare service for people experiencing homelessness

Conflicts: Dr Steven Marwaha left the room. Professor Prithwish Banerjee remained out of the room.

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