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Research for Patient Benefit Programme - South East and Central Regional Advisory Committee Competition 37 Stage 2 Minutes



Research for Patient Benefit Programme

South East and Central Regional Advisory Committee Minutes of the Competition 37 Stage 2 Committee Meeting

held on Wednesday 15 May 2019

at ETC Venues, Avonmouth House, 6 Avonmouth Street, London SE1 6NX

In attendance:

Professor Carrie Llewellyn (Chair)
Mrs Wendy Blunden
Dr Stephen Bremner
Professor Michael Calnan
Professor Daniel Freeman (Deputy Chair)
Ms Rosemary Greenwood
Dr Mark Hayward
Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox
Dr Christina Jones
Dr Louise Linsell
Miss Alison Provins
Professor Najib M Rahman
Professor Simon Skene
Dr James Sheppard
Professor Ian Swaine
Mrs Ann-Marie Towers
Mr Keith Wyncoll

Dr Laura Tornatore (NIHR CCF)
Dr Jennie Hejdenberg (NIHR CCF)
Miss Lilian Tomlinson (NIHR CCF)
Professor Sue Ziebland, Programme Director
Dr Sebastian Hinde (Observer – NIHR RDS Yorkshire and The Humber)
Dr Louise Marsland, Research Advisor (Observer – NIHR RDS East of England)
Professor Guiqing Lily Yao (Observer – NIHR RDS East Midlands) 

Apologies were received from Mr David Turner, Dr Dawn-Marie Walker, Dr Peter Worsely and Professor Simon Coulton


1. Stage 2 applications considered

1.1 NIHR200458: WISE (Wrist Injury Strengthening Exercise): a randomised multicentre feasibility study of resistance exercise versus usual care for optimising function after distal radius fracture in adults aged 50 years or over

Conflicts: Professor Daniel Freeman.

Outcome: Conditional support


1.2 NIHR200512: PlasmaLyte Usage and assessment of kidney Transplant Outcomes in children: the PLUTO trial. A randomised controlled open-label trial comparing PlasmaLyte to standard intravenous fluid in paediatric kidney transplant recipients

Conflicts: Dr Louise Marsland

Outcome: Conditional support


1.3 NIHR200557: Sutureless valves versus sutured valves in older patients undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement surgery: a prospective, multi-centre, randomised feasibility trial

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Rejected