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21/612 Health and Social Care 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 and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR) Programme is accepting stage two applications to this funding opportunity. The programme aims to commission high quality, well designed research which will be carried out by effective and efficient research teams, providing findings which meet the needs of NHS and Social Care managers and leaders.

In order to apply for this call you will need to carefully review the following documents:


  • Stage two deadline: 1pm on 08 March 2022
  • Notification of out of remit/non-competitive decision if unsuccessful: end of April 2022
  • Notification of stage two funding decision: mid June 2022
  • Start date for funded studies: 01 Oct/Nov 2022

Any changes to these dates will be emailed to all Lead Applicants with an application in progress.