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Research for Patient Benefit Programme - Yorkshire and North East Regional Advisory Committee Competition 38 Stage 1 Minutes



Research for Patient Benefit Programme

Yorkshire and North East Regional Advisory Committee Minutes of the Competition 38 Stage 1 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 1 applications considered

1.1 NIHR200716: Canine-Assisted Therapy for CHildren and young people with anxiety and mood disorders (CATCH)

Conflicts: Mr Simon Walker, Dr Maureen Twiddy and Dr Chao Huang

Outcome: Reject


1.2 NIHR200725: Developing normative standards for vertebral morphology in children: A feasibility study

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2


1.3 NIHR200734: Can natural sunlight and low intensity UV lighting in the winter months prevent vitamin D deficiency: a feasibility study and proceed criteria for a follow-on study in patients over 50 at risk of osteoporosis

Conflicts: Professor Jonathan Ling, Professor Richard Neal and Dr Adam Todd

Outcome: Reject


1.4 NIHR200741: Feasibility and acceptability of providing wound care education in Diabetes: the Wound care Education iN Diabetes’ (WEND) study

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2


1.5 NIHR200742: Ensuring high quality care for parents experiencing baby loss: a qualitative study to develop evidence-based guidance on the use of body cooling technologies

Conflicts: Dr Maureen Twiddy and Mr Simon Walker

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2


1.6 NIHR200743: The testing of the Action Research Arm Test (ARAT) Lite™

Conflicts: Dr Daniel Hind

Outcome: Reject


1.7 NIHR200744: Developing a falls management tool for older adults with intellectual disabilities in community settings

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invite to Stage 2 


1.8 NIHR200748: Involving people experiencing mental health disorders or conditions of emotional or mental distress in the Co-production of care Organisation and Provision (Co-Op Study)

Conflicts: Dr Katie Brittain, Dr Daniel Hind and Professor Jonathan Ling

Outcome: Reject


1.9 NIHR200758: AHEAD2: Evaluating adverse outcome amongst patients following head injury who are taking the direct acting oral anticoagulant medications (DAOCs)

Conflicts: Dr Daniel Hind, Mr Simon Walker and Dr Jon Dickson

Outcome: Reject


1.10 NIHR200761: Study of the Use of Metal detector in metallic foreign BODy Ingestion (SUMBODI)

Conflicts: Dr Katie Brittain, Professor Jonathan Ling, Professor Justin Durham, Professor Richard Neal and Dr Adam Todd. Dr Daniel Hind assumed Chair.

Outcome: Reject


1.11 NIHR200782: Development of C-COPP: The Children's COmmunicative Participation Profile

Conflicts: Dr Katie Brittain and Dr Adam Todd

Outcome: Reject