The NIHR Themed Call "Improving the outcomes of health and social care for frail people and their carers" is now open for applications.

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The webinar for the Frailty Themed Call took place on Thursday 22 November 2018.

Taking part was:

Professor Steve Goodacre, Chair, NIHR Health Technology Assessment Clinical Evaluation and Trials Board, ScHARR Director of Research, NIHR Senior Investigator, Consulting Editor, Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Professor Sue Ziebland, Director NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme, Director of HERG (Health Experiences Research Group), NIHR Senior Investigator.

You can view a recording of the live webinar, access the slides used in the presentation and read the questions and answers given during the webinar by clicking on the links below 

Frailty Webinar


Slide set used during the webinar

Question and Answer session   

Call open and close dates

The following programmes are participating in this themed call.

ProgrammeCall openCall close
Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) 01/10/2018 19/03/2019
Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) 01/10/2018 10/01/2019
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) - Primary Research 01/10/2018 16/01/2019
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) - Evidence Synthesis 01/10/2018 16/01/2019
Invention for Innovation (i4i) 31/10/2018 12/12/2018
Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) 07/02/2019 03/04/2019
Public Health Research (PHR) 01/10/2018 12/03/2019
Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) 28/11/2018 20/03/2019
Fellowships 02/10/2018 Advanced Fellowship 04/12/18; Doctoral 18/12/2018
Research Professorships 19/09/2018 28/11/2018
Integrated Clinical Academic Programme 01/03/2019 31/03/2019