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Research for Patient Benefit Programme - East of England Regional Advisory Committee Competition 37 Stage 2 Minutes

 

Contents

Research for Patient Benefit Programme

East of England Regional Advisory Committee Minutes of the Competition 37 Stage 2 Committee Meetingheld on

Thursday 16 May 2019 

at Kings Centre, 63-75 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PH

In attendance:

Dr Stephen Barclay (Chair)
Dr Isabel Clare
Dr Robbie Duschinsky
Dr Rebecca Harmston
Professor Christina Jerosch-Herold
Dr Julia Jones
Dr Anne Killett
Professor Carl Philpott
Professor John Potter
Dr Wendi Qian
Dr Peter Richmond
Dr Murray Smith
Dr Ewen Speed
Mrs Hilary Stobart
Dr Juliet Usher-Smith
Dr Ceri Wilson

Mr Simon Goodwin (NIHR CCF)
Mr Matthew Bolton (NIHR CCF)
Dr Ianina Conte (NIHR CCF)
Dr Julie Hedayioglu (Observer – NIHR RDS South East Coast)

Apologies were received from Professor Diana Gorog, Lisa Irvine, Professor Susan Kirk, Dr Aris Perperoglou, Dr Peter Richmond.


1. Stage 2 applications considered

1.1 NIHR200481: Preventing psychosis in young people at ultra-high-risk attending NHS mental health services: a feasibility study of a novel intervention target

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Conditional support

 

1.2 NIHR200490: Safety of colchicine prophylaxis when initiating urate-lowering therapy for gout and prognostic factors for adverse events: an observational study in UK primary care using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Conditional support

 

1.3 NIHR200495: Social Cognition Assessment and Rehabilitation for Families living with Brain Tumour (SCARF-BT) : A Feasibility Study

Conflicts: Dr Isabel Clare and Dr Wendi Qian

Outcome: Conditional support

 

1.4 NIHR200517: The role of Electronic Frailty Index in improving Outcomes for newly diagnosed CAncer patients undergoing systemic Chemotherapy treatment-EfFICACY study

Conflicts: Mrs Hilary Stobart

Outcome: Conditional support

 

1.5 NIHR200536: Identifying the facilitators and barriers to implementation of tumour biopsy in the diagnostic pathway for small renal masses

Conflicts: Dr Juliet Usher-Smith

Outcome: Conditional support

 


1.6 NIHR200539: DEfining diabetes: a Feasibility study exploring the use of INnovativE technologies to optimise the threshold for diagnosis (DEFINE)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

1.7 NIHR200594: A multi-centre prospective randomised ‘double-blind’ controlled study of endoscopic ultrasound-guided ‘early’ vs. ‘on-demand’ coeliac plexus block in patients with locally advanced inoperable and metastatic pancreatic cancer

Conflicts: Dr Rebecca Harmston, Dr Stephen Barclay and Dr Wendi Qian left the room. Professor Christina Jerosch-Herold assumed the Chair.

Outcome: Reject

 

1.8 NIHR200831: GARFIELD-AF in Primary Care - Optimising prediction of mortality, stroke, and major bleeding for patients with atrial fibrillation using routinely collected primary care electronic health records

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Conditional support