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21/09 Health Service and Delivery Research Programme (Evidence Synthesis Researcher-led)



Supporting Information

*Please note: This document is to be used as a guide and to assist with completion of the on-line application form only, for example to see how many characters are accepted in each section and how the printed complete form is laid out. Please do not try to use this as an application form, you must apply using the online form available through the links available when calls are open. You should also refer to the application form guidance notes.

Anyone can submit an idea for a research topic. If you would like to suggest a topic relating to healthcare where you feel more research is needed, please send it to

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme is accepting stage 2 evidence synthesis applications to their researcher-led workstream.

In order to apply you will need to carefully review the:


Call open: 04 February 2021
Call close: 1pm on 03 June 2021
Remit and competitive decision notification: late June 2021 (only if unsuccessful)
Questions for applicants: w/c 28 June 2021
Stage 2 Funding decision notification: mid-August 2021
Study start date: 01 December 2021/January 2022