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Research for Patient Benefit Programme - London Regional Advisory Committee Competition 38 Stage 1 Minutes

 

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Research for Patient Benefit Programme

London Regional Advisory Committee Minutes of the  Competition 38 Stage 1 Committee Meeting held on

Thursday 16 May 2019 

at LGC Ltd, Grange House, 15 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NL

In attendance:

Professor Brian Davidson (Chair)
Dr Julie Barber
Dr Lindsay Bearne
Dr Catey Bunce
Dr Marta Buszewicz
Ms Mikaela Davies
Dr Channa Jayasena
Professor Hemant Kocher
Ms Debra Lennard
Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans
Professor Nicola Pavese
Dr Mark Pennington
Dr Victoria Serra-Sastre
Dr Cath Taylor
Professor Shakila Thangaratinam
Professor Christina Victor
Mrs Lilu Wheeler

Dr Samantha Gan (NIHR CCF)
Mrs Emily Allen (NIHR CCF)
Miss Lilian Tomlinson (NIHR CCF)
Dr Caroline Eyles (Observer – NIHR RDS South Central
Dr Manavi Maharshi (Observer – NIHR RDS South East Coast)
Dr Jo Welsman (Observer – NIHR RDS South West)

Apologies were received from Dr Martina Di Simplicio, Dr Chris Gale, Professor Elizabeth Grunfeld.


1. Stage 1 applications considered

1.1 NIHR200714: Easing primary to secondary school transition for children with autism: a feasibility randomised controlled trial

Conflicts: Dr Catey Bunce and Dr Mark Pennington

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.2 NIHR200738: Co-producing informational resources to empower advance care planning in older people with frailty who are at risk of intensive care admission

Conflicts: Dr Mark Pennington and Dr Cath Taylor

Outcome: Reject

 

1.3 NIHR200752: Feasibility of effectiveness of exercise prescription with interactive tool ‘EXPERT’ in patients with chronic heart failure versus standard heart failure rehabilitation programme

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

1.4 NIHR200756: Using Genetics to Personalise Antipsychotic Treatment

Conflicts: Dr Julie Barber, Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans and Dr Mark Pennington

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.5 NIHR200762: Non-pharmacological analgesia to improve comfort and to reduce opioid use during cooling therapy in babies

Conflicts: Dr Julie Barber and Dr Channa Jayasena

Outcome: Reject

 

1.6 NIHR200764: A pilot study to measure lung function on patients undergoing external beam radiotherapy for breast cancer

Conflicts: Professor Hemant Kocher

Outcome: Reject

 

1.7 NIHR200765: Videoendoscopic radical inguinal lymphadenectomy versus open radical inguinal lymphadenectomy in patients with penile cancer: a feasibility randomised controlled trial

Conflicts: Professor Brian Davidson, Dr Julie Barber and Professor Hemant Kocher. Professor Shakila Thangaratinam assumed the Chair

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.8 NIHR200773: Empowering Parents Empowering Communities-Recovery (EPEC-R): A feasibility randomised control trial of a medium-intensity intervention for parents with severe personality difficulties

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.9 NIHR200777: Should weaning plans for salbutamol be used when children are discharged from hospital after an asthma attack?

Conflicts: Dr Lindsay Bearne, Dr Catey Bunce and Dr Cath Taylor

Outcome: Reject

 

1.10 NIHR200779: Validating a tool for online assessment of safeguarding risk within clinical NHS online services used by young people

Conflicts: Dr Lindsay Bearne

Outcome: Reject

 

1.11 NIHR200792: A community pain management program which combines rehabilitation, social projects and complementary therapies – a feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial

Conflicts: Dr Lindsay Bearne, Dr Catey Bunce and Dr Mark Pennington

Outcome: Reject

 

1.12 NIHR200794: The True Analgesic Efficacy of Burst Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Management of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: A Multicentre, Randomised, Double-Blind, Sham-Controlled Study (TRU-BURST)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.13 NIHR200797: Co-production of a ‘Family and Friends' Toolkit’ to support those caring for adults preparing for, or receiving dialysis

Conflicts: Dr Lindsay Bearne

Outcome: Reject

 

1.14 NIHR200798: Co-producing a Digital Resource to Support Friendships of People with Early Psychosis (The FRIENDS study)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject