The Health and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR) Programme wishes to fund up to 3 national evaluation teams, ready and prepared to conduct, at short notice, substantive, in-depth assessments of large-scale service changes. Each team will have a contract of up to £3m over 5 years.
In order to apply for this call you will need to carefully review the following documents (please note that the guidance notes are specific to this call):
- Call commissioning brief
- Call-specific Stage 1 guidance notes
- Call-specific supporting document
- Call-specific General guidance notes for applicants
Please note that all primary research projects are expected to establish a programme appointed Study Steering Committee, and it is important that you read the TSC/SSC Guidance before completing your application. Costs incurred by this committee should be included in the budget as appropriate.
Any changes to these dates will be emailed to all Lead Applicants with an application in progress. Exact dates will be provided as soon as available.
EoI (Stage 1) deadline: 1pm on 14 December 2023
Notification of Stage 1 shortlisting decision: end of January 2024
Stage 2 writing window: end of January to mid-March 2024
Interviews (TBC)/Stage 2 committee: mid-April 2024
Notification of Stage 2 funding decision: early May 2024
Start date for funded studies: 1 June 2024