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

 

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Research for Patient Benefit Programme

North West Regional Advisory Committee Minutes of the Competition 38 Stage 1 Committee Meetingheld on

Wednesday 15 May 2019 

at Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel, Blackfriars Street, Manchester M3 2EQ

In attendance:

Professor Tom Solomon (Chair)
Dr Sarah Cotterill
Dr Peter Fisher
Professor Paul French
Dr Dharani Hapangama
Ms Judith Jones
Dr Jamie Kirkham
Mrs Rita Long
Dr John Marshall
Professor Matthew Peak
Dr William Whittaker
Dr Mark Wilberforce
Professor Tracey Williamson


Dr Kasia Kuleszewicz (NIHR CCF)
Mr Bryan Dar (NIHR CCF)
Miss Scarlett Marshall (NIHR CCF)
Mr Ben Morgan (NIHR CCF)
Dr Joanne Lally (Observer – NIHR RDS North East)
Dr Olga Vikhireva (Observer – NIHR RDS West Midlands)

Apologies were received from Dr Lazaros Andronis, Dr Louise Connell, Prof Hedley Emsley, Prof Kevin Munro, Dr Andrew Sharp, Prof Rod Stables, Dr Daniel Wootton, Dr Penny Bee


1. Stage 1 applications considered

1.1 NIHR200719: Endoscopically-delivered Purastat for the treatment of haemorrhagic radiation proctopathy: a randomised feasibility study

Conflicts: Dr Sarah Cotterill.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.2 NIHR200721: Feasibility of an intervention to improve oral health across three distinct age groups. A dynamically tailored text message feedback system supported by a remote brushing device.

Conflicts: Dr Sarah Cotterill and Dr William Whittaker.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2 

 

1.3 NIHR200726: Optical Technology to Improve Mood, Sleep and Energy

Conflicts: Professor Paul French, Dr John Marshall and Mrs Rita Long.

Outcome: Reject

 

1.4 NIHR200739: CHlorhexidine Or toothpaSte, manual or powered brushing to prEvent pNeumonia complicating stroke (CHOSEN): a 2x2 factorial randomised controlled feasibility trial

Conflicts: Dr William Whittaker.

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.5 NIHR200768: The prevalence and burden of symptoms amongst older people in hospital. A systematic review to inform the development of a new holistic needs assessment tool.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

1.6 NIHR200774: Effect of optimization with short-term preoperative exercise training in elderly patients before surgery for colorectal cancer - A prospective randomized trial.

Conflicts: Dr John Marshall

Outcome: Reject 

 

1.7 NIHR200785: Increasing attendance, reducing anxiety, and improving health outcomes with telephone support - a randomised controlled trial

Conflicts: Dr John Marshall

Outcome: Reject

 

1.8 NIHR200791: Identifying key interventions and patient-reported outcomes in the development of a preconception care pathway for women with epilepsy in the UK: a modified Delphi approach

Conflicts: Dr Jamie Kirkham and Dr Peter Fisher

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2

 

1.9 NIHR200793: Examining the feasibility of introducing telephone based cognitive behavioural therapy into a prison

Conflicts: Professor Paul French, Dr Sarah Cotterill and Mrs Rita Long

Outcome: Reject

 

1.10 NIHR200795: An exemplar study of implementing self-administration of medication (SAM) policy in NHS hospital renal wards

Conflicts: Dr Sarah Cotterill and Dr Peter Fisher

Outcome: Reject