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



Research for Patient Benefit Programme

Yorkshire and North East Regional Advisory Committee Minutes of the Competition 37 Stage 2 Committee Meeting held on

Tuesday 14 May 2019 

at Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane LS1 6ET

In attendance:

Professor Justin Durham (Chair)
Professor John Baker
Dr Katie Brittain
Mrs Michelle Collinson
Dr Jon Dickson
Mrs Joyce Fox
Dr Daniel Hind
Dr Chao Huang
Professor Jonathan Ling
Professor Richard Neal
Dr Laura Sheard
Ms Suzanne Shepherd
Dr Adam Todd
Dr Maureen Twiddy
Mr Simon Walker

Mrs Emily Allen (NIHR CCF)
Miss Yvette Arku-Nelson (NIHR CCF)
Dr Ianina Conte (NIHR CCF)
Professor Sue Ziebland (Programme Director)
Dr Elaine Cameron (Observer – NIHR RDS North West)
Dr Siew Wan Hee (Observer – NIHR RDS West Midlands)
Dr Jennifer Summers (Observer – NIHR RDS London)

Apologies were received from Ms Alison Allam and Dr Philip Whitehead.

1. Stage 2 applications considered

1.1 NIHR200465: Transdiagnostic psychological therapies: A systematic realist review and synthesis of evidence of efficacy, effectiveness and efficiency

Conflicts: Dr Jon Dickson and Dr Daniel Hind

Outcome: Reject


1.2 NIHR200485: Feasibility study to assess the delivery of a novel isometric exercise intervention for people with Stage 1 hypertension in the NHS

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Conditional support


1.3 NIHR200486: Management of sudden onset severe headache presenting to the Emergency Department: a systematic review

Conflicts: Mr Simon Walker

Outcome: Conditional support


1.4 NIHR200528: Development of a Patient Reported Outcome for Gastrointestinal Recovery (PRO-DIGI)

Conflicts: Dr Maureen Twiddy, Dr Chao Huang and Dr Daniel Hind

Outcome: Reject


1.5 NIHR200532: Chest pain in the ambulance: a prospective evaluation of paramedic initiated HEART score

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject